Gabriel Pettyjohn Vice President Monitoring and Evaluation Collaborative Association (MECA) United States of America
Mr. Gabriel Pettyjohn is based in New York City and is a senior researcher in international affairs, ‘wicked problems’, and sustainable development. He has contributed to independent evaluations for UNDP of the ‘Voluntary National Reports’ (VNRs) submitted by 46 countries in 2018 to outline their progress towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in line with the 2030 Agenda.
He has contributed to a U.N. white paper on barriers to international cooperation in global health emergency response in the Indo-Pacific Region and conducted extensive research on the legacy of South Korea’s ‘Green Growth Strategy’ for its national economic planning. He recently founded the nonpartisan, nonprofit Laboratory For Democracy which seeks to reach a wide audience on social media platforms with clear comparative policy analysis using innovative approaches to infographic design.
He is the Vice President of the MECA professional monitoring and evaluation society at The New School. The organization will host a professional monitoring and evaluation conference in April of 2020 in New York City. He is also a member of The Human Development and Capability Association (HDCA) which is a global community of academics and practitioners that seeks to build an intellectual convergence around the ideas of human development and the ‘capability approach’.