Jody Zall Kusek

Jody Zall KusekAdvisor

advisory council at Cloneshouse Nigeria
areas of expertise
  • Strategic Planning
  • Program Design
  • Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Research
  • Country Assistance Strategy
  • MBA, The George Washington University, Washington, D.C., USA
  • Master of Public Health, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA
  • BSc., University of Massachusetts, Amherst,  Massachusetts, USA

She has over thirty years experience helping organizations improve program design and implementation through the use of monitoring and evaluation and better strategic planning. She has authored four books and several publications on these topics, the most recent book published in October 2014. Governments, NGOs, Universities, and others have used her books to improve their knowledge of how to monitor and evaluate programs, and policies. “Ten Steps to a Results Based M&E System” has been translated into nine languages and used in major universities around the world.

Cloneshouse Nigeria comes up with ideas that are actually implementable for their clients. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.

Jody’s focus is on the practical use of tools, and other diagnostic instruments to support resource and strategic planning for national development or for program planning. She was a retired advisor and thought leader at the World Bank on results based management and co-designed the first model used for country assistance strategy planning, and project assessment. Jody has worked in over 46 countries, in Africa, the Middle East, East and South Asia, Central Asia, and Central America. She continued her work as Adjunct Professor of International Public Policy at the University of Maryland, in the USA and lecturer at the University of Witwaterstrand in Jonannesburg, South Africa. Jody is retired but continues to support private sector organizations in Africa in their efforts to help governments improve program planning and strategy planning.

contact details

NICON Plaza, 242 Muhammadu Buhari Way, 6th Floor, Left Wing, Central Business District, Abuja, FCT, Nigeria

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As someone passionate about economic development and interested in the development sector, I was really impressed by the training. M&E absolutely interests me and remains one of the best initiatives or processes in the development sector. The training was delivered well and I was so happy about the demystification of data analysis in the course of it all.

Orok Offiong Effiom
, Petroleum Trust Development Fund

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