Melanie Dubuis has more than ten years of professional experience working in program evaluation, management, and finance.
As ICF’s humanitarian expert, Melanie manages the company’s humanitarian aid portfolio, including the Framework Contract for the European Commission, Directorate-General for European Civil Protection, and Humanitarian Aid Operations (DG ECHO).
In the past five years, her work has focused on interventions in fragile and conflict-affected states. She possesses extensive knowledge and understanding of such contexts and related challenges through background research, interviews with a range of stakeholders, and field visits including numerous exchanges with national/local authorities, displaced populations, and host communities.
Melanie led field missions to the Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Mauritania, Ivory Coast, and Greece. Through the multiple evaluations she managed and contributed to, she familiarized herself with programming and policies in humanitarian settings in a range of areas including health, nutrition, food security and livelihood, education in emergencies, protection, and cash assistance.
As an evaluator, Melanie possesses in-depth expertise in monitoring & evaluation stages, approaches, methodologies, and tools including designing, planning, and implementing evaluations. She is highly experienced in both primary and secondary data collection and analysis.
Further, through her master’s degree in international development from the University of Manchester, Melanie gained knowledge in evaluation of public programs and policies, as well as in international development with a particular focus on poverty issues in Sub-Saharan Africa.