Alix Clark is a Senior Technical Specialist at SDDirect, specialising in Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) aware monitoring, evaluation and learning (MEL) approaches. Alix sits within the Governance and Inclusive Societies Portfolio.
Alix provides technical advisory support in GESI and MEL across multi-year programmes. She acts as a GESI adviser on the Global Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (GMEL) programme for the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund (CSSF), providing technical advisory support on GESI aware MEL practices to strengthen the MEL ecosystem. In addition, Alix is Joint Evidence Lead on the Safeguarding Resource and Support Hub (RSH), leading programme monitoring and learning, and co-leading the development of safe MEL resources, including a safe MEL module in the RSH e-learning course and safe MEL guidance note. Other experience in the space of MEL and GESI includes her roles as Evaluation Officer for the Girls Education Challenge Fund (GEC) and a MEL adviser for the Work and Opportunities for Women (WOW) programme.
She has a BSc in Economics and a MSc in Development Economics, and previous experience working for NGOs. During her time at SDDirect Alix has developed an interest and passion for inclusive facilitation and feminist leadership, she tries wherever possible to create opportunities to test and develop her skills in these areas.
Outside of work, Alix enjoys cooking and learning new culinary skills and exploring the great outdoors.