Jonathan Robinson

Evaluation Team Member

Jonathan Robinson is an independent consultant and also the Adjunct Professor at University of Helsinki, Department of Plant Biology. Jonathan has carried out many reviews and evaluations at CGIAR centres, especially in the area of biotechnology, plant genetic resources and gene bank health, for IPGRI/Bioversity International and FAO. He carried out a scoping study on evaluating the impact of genebanks and genetic conservation through case studies of various mandate crops (for CGIAR Science Council Secretariat). He was team leader for impact assessment case studies at CIAT, CIP and CIMMYT for the CGIAR Science Council Standing Panel on Impact Assessment, and for the Independent external evaluation of the Generation Challenge Programme.