Jeneen R. Garcia has been an evaluator at the Global Environment Facility Independent Evaluation Office since 2010. She has both coauthored and led evaluations assessing the impacts of GEF support through its various focal areas, as well as the GEF partnership itself. Through these evaluations, she has contributed to the development of conceptual frameworks for assessing impact in complex adaptive systems.
Jeneen's main interest is in piloting innovative methodologies that bridge qualitative and quantitative approaches, and that integrate the disciplines of natural sciences, social sciences, and communications with the field of evaluation. She is currently Program Co-Chair of the Systems in Evaluation Topical Interest Group (SETIG) of the American Evaluation Association.
Jeneen has a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science, and a Joint European MSc in Water and Coastal Management. She also has certificates in evaluation from the International Program on Development Evaluation Training (IPDET) and the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL).