Dr. Bassirou Chitou is a Senior Statistician, an M&E Expert and an international consultant with over 17 years of international experience in the private and public sector. For the past two years, Dr. Chitou’s works has been focused on various evaluations, assessments and strategic plans for four Indigenous Tribal Councils in Saskatchewan, Canada. Prior to this, Dr. Chitou worked for international institutions such as Phenomenome Discoveries, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the United Nations Development Program, and ENSEA. Faculty at IPDET since 2011, Dr. Chitou has co-authored the “Sampling Guide for Development Evaluation”. His areas of interest include, impact evaluation, survey design & implementation, Small Areas Estimation, Missing Data Analysis, and development of data collection tool (household survey, Key Informant Interview, Focus Group Discussion), cost-benefit analysis and conducting joint evaluations. Dr. Chitou has been recognized by government and higher education institutions for technical contributions to improving public health in a resource limited country.