Representative for Asia and the Pacific
Hur Hassnain is a design, monitoring and evaluation and accountability and learning expert with fifteen years of hands-on experience working in fragile and conflict-affected contexts in Africa, Asia and the Middle-East. In his professional career Hur has successfully designed, commissioned and conducted research and evaluations in insecure environments for the UN agencies, European Commission, private donors and governments of Canada, Norway, Switzerland and the UK.
Hur is an expert in participatory MEL approaches and has developed innovative tools that have been presented internationally.
He works with Oxfam GB in Oxford as Global Adviser Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning – Conflict and Fragility. He works with others to shape Oxfam’s thinking on effective and conflict sensitive monitoring and evaluations in highly insecure environment Oxfam works in. Previously he worked with War Child UK as their MEAL Advisor where he established the MEAL unit and led on Impact Reporting.
He holds dual Master’s Degrees in Business Administration (MBA) from University of Sindh, Pakistan and Development Studies (MDS) from COMSATS Abbottabad, Pakistan. Hur is fully proficient in five languages. His collection of Urdu poetry was published in Pakistan in 2006.
Second Term of Office expires: 31 March 2022