Aisha Jore Ali is a development practitioner with over 10 years’ experience in programme & policy research and Monitoring and Evaluation work in transitional and post conflict environments. She has worked extensively and in various capacities on governance issues with a focus on institutional strengthening and capacity building of public institutions, parliaments and civil society organisations as well as on local governance and community development projects in East, West and South Africa. She is capable of leading program units and research teams with over 6 years project management experience of numerous countrywide and location specific studies, assessments and evaluations in South Sudan and Sudan. She is an analytical and detail-oriented researcher well conversant with qualitative, quantitative and participatory methods of data collection and analysis as well as an experienced trainer and communicator with excellent writing and reporting skills. She also has extensive experience facilitating dialogues and conversations, especially in a parliamentary and research context.