Eric Abitbol

Senior Consultant, Shareholder, Environment, Security & Conflict Transformation Practice Leader

Ph.D. Peace Studies, School of Social and International Studies, University of Bradford, 2013
Postgraduate Diploma/MRes in Research Methods for the Social Sciences, University of Bradford, 2010
M.Sc. International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science, 1994
B.A. (Honours) Political Science, McGill University, 1992

Dr. Eric Abitbol has worked at the intersection of resource governance, sustainability, peacebuilding, evaluation and dialogue over more than 20 years. An M&E expert, he specializes in strategic, formative and summative evaluations, Research for Development (R4D) evaluation, environmental peacebuilding assessment, conflict sensitivity analysis and Peace and Conflict Impact Assessment (PCIA), strategic and participatory planning, and multi-sectoral process design, facilitation and mediation. Methodologically, his experience includes: strategic and progress evaluation, program and project evaluation, Theory of Change construction and evaluation, contribution analysis, organizational mapping, knowledge chain analysis, discourse analysis, political economy analysis, and outcome mapping. He has notable thematic expertise in water resources governance, climate change adaptation and mitigation, sustainable energy, food security, livelihoods, protected areas, civil society, and the cultivation of Communities of Practice.

Dr. Abitbol has designed and facilitated multi-stakeholder processes in Canada and internationally. As an Adjunct Professorial Lecturer at American University in Washington, DC, he has played a key role in the development of an environmental peacebuilding curriculum. He has written numerous articles for academic journals and magazines and is a Board Member of the Journal of Peacebuilding and Development.

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