THEMATIC LEAD MERL
Gerald Githinji has over a decade of experience monitoring and evaluating health programs as well as data management and research. He has worked for leading programs funded by CDC, USAID, and DFID/FCDO and has advanced skills in the utilization of data for decision making in all echelons of public health. He holds a Bachelor of information technology and is currently pursuing MSc in Project Planning and Management and MSc in International Public health through a partial scholarship at the Liverpool John Moores University. He’s also a CPA and a trained M&E specialist. He has worked in HIV, SRH, and TB programs across the country. He’s currently the National M&E expert for the FCDO Third Party Monitoring consortium.
His expertise lies in designing participatory monitoring and evaluation systems, Theory of Change and logical framework to track program indicators, in capacity building and mentoring of stakeholders on data capturing tools, documentation practices, reporting and data utilization as well as interpretation of key program indicators for both local and funding agencies.
He’s keen on implementing a data-driven model by leading periodic interrogation of program data to generate learnings.