Madhusoodhanan (Madhu) Mampuzhasseril is Chief Evaluation Officer of IDEV2, the division responsible for Agriculture, Human and Social Development, Country and Corporate Evaluations.
Prior to joining the African Development Bank in 2009, Madhu worked with IDEV as a long-term consultant, involved in sector-level evaluations of health, education, and agriculture and rural development, and in the corporate evaluations of the Bank’s decentralization strategy and process, and the quality-at-entry of ADF 2005-2008 operations and strategies. Other corporate evaluations that Madhu has completed in recent years include the Bank’s operational procurement policy and practice, administrative budget management, and human resource management. He has also managed Country Strategy and Program Evaluations for Ghana and Zambia. He is currently working on a formative evaluation of the Bank’s quality assurance process across the project cycle.
Madhu’s professional experience includes his work with VIKSAT Nehru Foundation for Development, and the Centre for Development Studies and Activities (CDSA), as Deputy Director from 1996-2000.
Madhu holds postgraduate qualifications in development policy and planning (University of Wales), Development Planning (University of Pune) and Economics (University of Calicut).