Kieron is a Masters Graduate from the WITs School of Public and Development Management with Distinctions in Monitoring and Evaluation. As a senior technical advisor to the Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results (CLEAR) he lectures to a wide range of post-graduate students in the areas of Monitoring and Evaluation, Results based Management and Political Economy of Development. Kieron’s background as a programme director within the INGO sector has provided him with experience in developing and managing multi-sectoral poverty alleviation programmes in East and Southern Africa, the Caribbean and South Asia. Kieron’s work with CLEAR has included the provision of technical advice and the developing training materials for the South African Presidency as well as action research on strengthening Monitoring and Evaluation practices in conflict affected and fragile states. He is currently a senior lecturer undertaking a PhD at the Wits School of Governance.