Senior Advisor, Quality Assurance
Jane Burke serves as the Senior Advisor for Quality Assurance for The KonTerra Group. Jane uses her nearly ten years of experience specializing in designing and implementing evaluations to transform evaluation into learning, providing strategic advice to key donors and promoting innovative research design for future evaluations.
Jane’s interest in evaluations and organizational learning was driven by her desire to improve humanitarian and development practice globally. Jane started her career with 3ie assisting in evaluation synthesis in thematic sectors including water and sanitation, education and conflict analysis. Seeking more hands on experience, Jane moved to Afghanistan where she served as the Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for ATR Consulting, working with clients such as UNICEF and WFP. She then moved to Lebanon in 2019 joining Action Against Hunger as the MEAL Coordinator. Jane provided key support in developing theories of change and logframes for programme development and worked to mainstream MEAL within the organization including leadership of regional and consortium initiatives. In 2022 Jane joined the Evaluation and Organizational Learning (EOL) unit in KonTerra where she leverages this past experience to provide Quality Assurance and Evaluation Team expertise for UN and NGO clients.
Jane received her Master’s Degree in International Development with a concentration in Monitoring & Evaluation from American University, School of International Service. She is currently based in Vanuatu where she enjoys soaking up the Pacific sun with her husband and children.