As Director of Evidence, 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 organizational 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 monitoring and evaluation leadership positions. He has a Master of Public Affairs 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, D.C.