Ahmed Mohammed Awel is Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist at the Center for International Private Enterprise East Africa regional office, where he manages monitoring and evaluation activities of program portfolios in Ethiopia. Ahmed is also co-lead for CIPE M&E Points of Contacts (POCs) and also serves as a liaison with field M&E staffs.
Ahmed specializes in process and program evaluation, business advocacy, public policy reform and private sector development. Prior to joining CIPE in 2018, Ahmed worked for the Ethiopian Economics Association as a Research and Training Coordinator, and for Westat Inc. as Evaluation and Survey Specialist. In addition, he has experience teaching Economics courses at public universities in Ethiopia. He’s offered several trainings on results-based project management, results framework and logical framework approaches, the development of performance indicators, and facilitated the design of theories of change and impact pathways.
Ahmed holds BA degree in Economics from Arba Minch University, MA degree in Urban Management from Ethiopian Civil Service University, MSc degree in Economics from the University of Warwick (UK) and MSc degree in Economic Development and Growth from Lund University (Sweden).