Markus Palenberg

Evaluation Team Leader

Markus works as researcher, evaluator and consultant. His research focuses on evaluation methodology such as tools for efficiency analysis, the concept of results chains and the principal-agent dilemma.As evaluator, he conducts theory-based evaluations of complex interventions, for example of global programs and public-private development partnerships. Markus also consults programs and networks on impact strategies, internal governance arrangements and M&E systems. Over the last ten years, Markus has conducted more than thirty research and consulting assignments in the public and private sector, including eight global program evaluations. Markus regularly serves as peer reviewer of research publications and advisor during initial program design. Markus also served as Team Leader for the evalaution of CRP on Forests, Trees, and Agroforestry, conducted in 2014.