Emily Hendrick provides technical direction for monitoring and evaluation across CNFA’s global portfolio and new business development efforts. As Director of Monitoring and Evaluation, she specializes in the use of strategic planning and performance management approaches, as well as tools to maximize the impact of development assistance and private sector investment by focusing on improving market-driven development of agriculture and rural sectors.
Prior to joining CNFA, Ms. Hendrick co-founded and directed technical services for KDS, a sustainable development advisory firm based in Beirut, Lebanon, where she lived for eight years. During her time there, she managed the research and monitoring and evaluation consultancy portfolios, working with a range of public and private sector clients including USAID and UNDP agricultural development projects, as well as agribusinesses seeking to start up or expand. She conducted market analyses and development impact assessments to support evidence-based investment decisions and designed monitoring & evaluation systems that supported results-oriented project management.
Ms. Hendrick has worked with economic growth projects funded by USAID and agencies of the United Nations and European Union in Egypt, Nepal and Pakistan, and has lived in and held long-term positions on agricultural value chain development projects in Lebanon, Iraq and Indonesia.
She holds a B.A. in History from Yale University and an MSc in Agricultural Economics from the University of London, School of Oriental and African Studies – Center for Policy, Environment and Development.