As Director, Evidence for Implementation (EFI), Navendu’s focus is to improve opportunities at PSI country offices to generate and use evidence, improve marketing insights, and leverage regular monitoring data to inform day-to-day program decisions. He has 18 years of experience in actionable research and his expertise lies in market research, econometrics, large-scale surveys, qualitative research, capacity building, and setting up monitoring systems at organisational level.
This is his second stint at PSI; he has also worked at Indian Market Research Bureau, Pathfinder International, and SNV Netherlands Development Organization in significant M&E leadership positions. He has an MPA in International Development from Harvard Kennedy School. Navendu has professional experience in 14 countries and has resided in six. He is now based in Washington DC.