The Strategists

Jamie Robertson


Jamie Robertson

Expertise: Strategy Design | Strategy ExecutionInnovation

Jamie is an experienced problem-solver, facilitator, and strategist. She has worked in the international development sector for 13 years through a wide range of clients in both the private and public sectors including the International Finance Corporation (IFC), the South African Government, Youth Employment Service (YES), Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, the Green Climate Fund, International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), the International Labour Organization (ILO), the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Oppenheimer Memorial Trust and Standard Bank.

Jamie’s work has largely been related to water, sanitation and hygiene, climate change, institutional capacity building, and private sector development. Jamie is highly skilled in large-scale programme design, monitoring, and evaluation. Jamie has experience in behavioural science and its application to real-world problems and barriers. Some of Jamie’s international experience also includes countries such as Angola, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, China, Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. Jamie has an MSc in Development Evaluation and Management from the University of Antwerp in Belgium and is a current Ph.D. candidate at the University of the Witwatersrand’s School of Governance.

Speaking Topics:

  • Behavioral science to development challenges.
  • Large-scale programme design and evaluation.
  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  • Climate change, WASH, enterprise development infrastructure and public sector interventions.

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