Rachel Eager joined Itad as a Senior Consultant (Technical Excellence) in September 2016.

Rachel provides high quality technical and methodological advice to support the delivery of Itad’s assignments. She also supports knowledge creation and knowledge management, including through the Centre for Development Impact.

Prior to joining Itad, Rachel was the Deputy Head of Impact, Innovation and Evidence, at Save the Children UK, providing research, monitoring and evaluation technical support and capacity building. During this time, Rachel had a strong focus research, monitoring and evaluation systems, including pioneering the development of the Save the Children research and evaluation ethical review committee; leading the programmatic Value for Money strategy and co-ordinating the cross-movement organisational Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning framework.

Rachel is a proficient mixed methods researcher with experience in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. She has a particular interest innovative approaches to impact evaluation, drawing on multi-disciplinary approaches and cross-sector learning.

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