Gebrye Kefelew has MA degree in Development Studies and BA Degree in Geography and Environmental Study with more than eleven years of empirical experiences in the areas of monitoring and evaluation (M&E), research, and evidence based advocacy. He has worked for for various local and international NGOs and consultancy firms within Ethiopia until today. Among others, his roles at Action for self-reliance organization and Save the Children International included programme planning, research, monitoring and evaluation, and reporting of the organisations’ activities and implemented projects. Through these tasks he gained an intensive insight on the development and delivery of programme M&E frameworks that helped to effectively capture the successes and achievements of project interventions. Most recently, Gebrye served as Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning (MERL) Manager for European Union-Civil Society Fund II (EU-CSF II). In this position, he was responsible for the overall management of EU-CSFII programme design and implementation of sound MERL systems; preparation of standard report to donor and government; documentation and sharing of lessons from programme implementation; and guiding implementing partners and team for proper impact measurement. He was also responsible to support civil society organization (CSOs) in conducting rapid assessments, midterm review, impact evaluations, and field and desk research. In addition to monitoring the performance of grantees’ activities and their impact on communities and governance system at field level, his daily tasks included providing technical and advisory support to the CSOs to improve their capacity on MERL. Currently, he has been working with AgriTeam Canada as M&E Technical Support Specialist (TSS) for Ethiopian Productive Safety Net Programme Phase 4 (PSNP4), based in the Ministry of Agriculture (MoA). In this position, he is mainly responsible to support the preparation of PSNP4 planning and reporting, PSNP Beneficiary Household Registry, and Non-IT aspects of the PSNP MIS.