David Hearle is very well recognised in international development as an M&E specialist with 32 years’ experience in Africa, Asia, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East and, South America. This has involved working as project director, team leader, consultant and trainer in 28 countries for many of the UN agencies, World Bank, EU, numerous bilateral donors, including DFID, SDC, GTZ and many national and international NGOs. David is the Managing Director of IMI and previously Director of IMA, Director of Futures Academy and Director of the Effective Development Group.
Dr. Lesley is the Director of SfED Ltd (New Zealand), a company specializing in capacity development and PM&E. She is a former Director of a Government-owned curriculum and learning materials development company in New Zealand (Learning Media), and was co-founder and host of the 2012-2014 Learn Mande M&E Forum in Bangkok. Dr Lesley is a qualified trainer with extensive experience in designing, developing and facilitating courses in Training Needs Assessment and Design; RBM&E; Competency-based Learning; Active Teaching and Learning; Theory of Change and Logic Models; and Project Management in the Asia-Pacific area.