7 Mar March 7, 2019 in National Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning LeadAntananarivo, Madagascarpatrick@blueventures.orgPatrick joined Blue Ventures in March 2019 as the National Lead for Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning (MEL), Madagascar. Patrick helps develop MEL plans to support programme and site strategies. He works with the teams to implement systems and processes across the different programmes and sites to ensure that these MEL plans are working effectively to support strategic decision-making. After completing an MPhil in Conservation Leadership at the University of Cambridge (UK), he took a two-year researcher position at Bangor University (UK) looking at the use of evidence in protected area management in Madagascar. Patrick has a two-year, hands-on experience of working with local communities involved in forest resources management in western Madagascar. Patrick is fluent in Malagasy, French, and English.