Marie-Louise is a social scientist with 15 years of experience with international development. Her core area of expertise is private sector development and sustainable business. She is specialized in market-based partnerships including partnerships between private companies, organisations, and NGOs and has in-depth experience with facilitating such partnerships and creating common understanding and common grounds. 

Marie-Louise is especially well-versed in monitoring, evaluation, and programming for better results management, including theory of change, results frameworks, definition of indicators, monitoring systems, M&E tools etc.  

She has full capacity and experience with project cycle activities in relation to development projects and programmes: formulation, appraisal, review, implementation (incl. M&E) and evaluation, including real-time evaluation. Assessments related to relevance, coherence, efficiency, effectiveness, impact, sustainability and additionality of development interventions. 

Marie-Louise has worked for a number of international donors, including Danida, Sida, the African Development Bank, and the World Bank, and held a long-term position in Kenya for the Democratic Governance Unit of UNDP. She also regularly works for Danish and international NGOs and private sector clients.

Marie-Louise is furthermore an experienced manager and administrator. She is coordinator of the Danida Market Development Partnerships Programme on behalf of the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Please visit www.dmdp.dk

Core Areas

  • Market-based partnerships
  • Sustainable business development
  • Governance, state and civil society
  • Human rights and equality

Expertise and Services

  • Programming for better results management, including theory of change, results frameworks, definition of indicators, monitoring systems, M&E tools etc 
  • Complex evaluation (thematic, cross-country, large-scale), Real-Time evaluation
  • Project and programme formulation, appraisal and review
  • E-learning
  • Project management and budget control

Country Experience

Sub-Saharan Africa: Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
Asia: Vietnam 
Europe: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland 
Americas: Washington DC, Colombia

Languages

Danish: Native
English: Fluent 

 

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