Ms Pedersen is a multilingual social scientist with 18 years of experience from the public, private and civil society sectors. She offers more than ten years of experience in the field of development cooperation in fragile and conflict affected/prone contexts including experience with humanitarian assistance in protracted displacement settings. Ms Pedersen kicked off her experience with evaluations when she led the collection and generation of baseline and impact data for over 50 community projects in post-conflict South Lebanon. To date, she has led and participated in 20 reviews and evaluations of bilateral and multi-country projects and programmes, some including multi-disciplinary teams. She is well versed with participatory approaches, qualitative and utilisation focused evaluation methods such as semi-structured and in-depth key informant interviews, focus group discussions, mixed data collection and triangulation methods. Ms Pedersen is part of a pool of experts under the Sida framework agreement for reviews and evaluations.

Kimi Hibri Pedersen has extensive experience in working in: ECOWAS, Egypt, Ghana, Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon, Middle East and North Africa (MENA), Mongolia, Morocco, Niger, Palestine, Senegal, Togo, Tunisia, United Republic of Tanzania, and Yemen. Major areas of expertise include: Capacity assessments and development, Civil society engagement and strengthening, Conflict, situation and political economy analysis, Engaging marginalized groups, Humanitarian responses, mechanisms and programmes, and Monotoring, evalution and impact assessment