Bhabatosh Nath

Bhabatosh Nath

M Sc; Treasurer, Community of Evaluators – South Asia

Mr Nath, a Bangladeshi National, is a Founder Member of the Community of Evaluators - South Asia. He has more than 30 years’ experience in Development Programmes comprising design, implementation, management and evaluation of projects in national, international, donor and Government organizations. Emphasis has been on capacity building and grassroots’ participation in human development and economic development programme, government ministries and departments, evaluation of projects/ programmes and organizations including impact study and Project Cycle Management (PCM), Participatory M&E, and Organizational Capacity Assessment (OCA).

For about 20 years, he worked with BRAC and with Save the Children USA, Save the Children- Denmark in the field as well as country headquarter positions- as country representative. Mr Nath has development cooperation and working experience with EU, has experience on Evaluation of grant proposals (of EU and other donors) /Project appraisal. He is a Member, Gender and Evaluation Network; Member, Asia Pacific Evaluation Association (APEA), Member, IOCOM, Member, IDEAS (International Development Evaluation Association), and Monitoring and Evaluation Professionals (International).

In 1994, Mr Nath established his own development consultancy firm, “Responsive to Integrated Development Services” (RIDS). He has been conducting numerous external programme evaluations, project appraisals, baseline surveys, feasibility studies, programme audits for national, international, donor and government organizations. He has expertise particularly in the areas of institution building, CBOs, livelihoods, children, and women’s rights. He has work experiences in Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Uganda. Mr Nath is currently the Executive Director of RIDS. He is the Head of Associate Consultants on development programmes & issues, RIDS.