Peter E. Wichmand has been involved with international development evaluation for over 30 years designing, managing, and implementing management studies, evaluations, and planning assignments on international basis for NGOs, UN organisations and private companies. Trained as a development economist, with degrees in international economics, management and development including research degrees from University of Cambridge, Peter has worked as a trainer, consultant, manager, researcher, and programme officer in the field of evaluation and management of development for almost 30 years, based in the Denmark, UK, Italy and now Switzerland with travel and work to over 30 countries mainly in West, East and southern Africa, Asia, and Europe. Peter has worked in areas such a programme/project cycle management; strategic, thematic and policy evaluations including impact assessment; development of tools for economic analysis; organisational development, institutional analysis, and management studies; management of training and capacity building; public sector management; planning processes, systems, and tools; knowledge management; and management information systems, including use of information technology in planning.
Peter is currently the most senior Senior Evaluation Officer in the independent evaluation office of the International Labour Office (specialised agency of the UN) working on strategic corporate high level institutional evaluation on capacity development, research and knowledge management, partnerships, gender equality, Covid19 response; methodologies on impact and ex-post evaluations; and the introduction of new and transformative approaches such as clustered evaluations and evaluations of normative and standard setting activities.
First Term of Office expires: 31 March 2025