Robert Lahey

LaheyRobert Lahey was the founding Head of Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Evaluation, the federal government’s policy centre for evaluation, and, over three decades, has headed the Evaluation function in four government departments/agencies in Canada. Since 2004, as President of REL Solutions Inc., Bob has been advising agencies in Canada and internationally on Evaluation Capacity Building, working internationally with the World Bank, UN agencies and directly with several countries in Africa, South America, Europe, the Middle East and the Caribbean. He has developed national Monitoring and Evaluation Strategies and multi-year Action Plans for Botswana, Ethiopia, Guyana and Trinidad & Tobago. His work has been published by the World Bank, United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG), in journal articles and other publications that Bob has authored or co-authored in recent years. Bob is a member of the Canadian Evaluation Society’s Credentialing Board. In 2004, the CES recognized Bob with their award for ‘Contribution to Evaluation in Canada’.