New Honorary Research Associate, Dr Ian Goldman joins HSRC
The HSRC welcomes Dr Ian Goldman as the new Honorary Research Associate within the Democracy, Governance and Service Delivery unit.
Dr Goldman was deputy director general and head of evaluation and research at the South African Presidency’s Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation.
Dr Goldman has worked in 18 countries over the last 37 years, with NGOs, the private sector and governments across a range of development sectors including rural development, local governance, sustainable livelihoods, community-driven development, as well as action learning and evaluation.
Dr Goldman has worked as an agronomist in Mexico. He has also worked on developing local government capacity to manage rural development in Zambia, on rural economic development in the UK and as a management adviser for the free state minister of agriculture in South Africa after 1994. He then established an NGO (Khanya-AICDD) working in southern and eastern Africa on sustainable livelihoods and community-driven development.
Dr Goldman joined the Presidency in 2009, where he was the head of evaluation and research and has led the development of South Africa’s national evaluation system in DPME.