An independent, international consultant with extensive experience in Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) and the institutionalization of Results-Based Management (RBM). Dr. Elsherif conducted, and led teams in the conduct of, impartial research, evaluation and survey activities employing both quantitative and qualitative research techniques in Egypt and across the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. He has worked with the governments of Egypt, Iraq, Sudan, Jordan and Saudi Arabia on the application of RBM in developing national policies in a range of sectors, including education, employment, micro, small and medium enterprise development, public sector reform, and agriculture. Dr. Al-Shareef has developed and delivered numerous interactive capacity building programmes in M&E and RBM for both governmental and non-governmental organizations, both in Egypt and in other countries. He has also contributed significantly to the design and maintenance of comprehensive management information systems.