Mr. Thompson has 14 years of experience as a senior monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) advisor for donor-funded activities in Afghanistan, Egypt, Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kosovo, Liberia, Macedonia, Pakistan, and the West Bank. He currently serves as Chief of Party for a two-year developmental evaluation of USAID’s flagship maternal newborn health activity in Indonesia, supporting innovation and learning for complex programming. Previously, Mr. Thompson worked as Deputy Chief of Party for USAID’s Liberia Strategic Analysis, assisting the Mission to conduct performance management across its portfolio. He has built MEL systems for governance, education, health, and economic growth programs. Mr. Thompson monitored community development activities in Afghanistan for a $375M USAID stabilization program, provided quality control for dozens of evaluation contracts, and conducted a quantitative survey of youth in the West Bank. He has experience with ArcGIS, SPSS, Stata, Dedoose, and mobile data collection apps, such as ODK and Survey 123. Mr. Thompson holds an M.P.A. from Columbia University and B.S. from Georgetown University.