IEU’s Andreas Reumann, at the 27th meeting of the GCF Board (B.27), was officially appointed by the Board as Head ad interim of the Independent Evaluation Unit. Following this decision by the Board and with the conclusion of the administrative process, the IEU had a new Head a.i. by 23 December 2020. Under Andreas' leadership, the IEU will continue to deliver state-of-the-art, evidence-based and data-driven evaluations that help make the GCF faster, smarter and better.
In the IEU’s 2020 end-of-year video, Andreas talks about the process of preparing the IEU’s workplan and budget for 2021 and having it approved by the Board at B.27. Further, he introduces the IEU’s key activities for 2021, as contained in the IEU workplan.
Andreas served as Principal Evaluation Officer at the IEU of the GCF for almost three years. He has extensive technical experience in designing impact monitoring systems for large Research for Development projects and developing alternative evaluation methods in the field of climate change, environment, forestry and agroforestry, and social policy. Prior to joining the IEU, he worked as a Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Impact Assessment (MELIA) Specialist at the Research to Impact Team of the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the CGIAR Research Program on Forests, Trees and Agroforestry (FTA), and also for the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). He holds a BA in European Economic Studies from the University of Bamberg and an MSc in Economics from the University of Copenhagen.