Wafula Wekesa

Monitoring, evaluation and learning manager (MEL manager) in the LIFE-AR secretariat, IIED's Climate Change research group

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 3463 7399
Languages: English, Swahili (fluent), French (very basic)

Project management and programme monitoring and evaluation specialist, with in depth development and humanitarian aid human rights programming experience specifically in child protection, refugee assistance and climate change/climate justice.

Edwin was formerly the monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning lead of the African Activists for Climate Justice (AACJ) project.


Monitoring; evaluation; accountability; learning; climate justice programming.

Before IIED

  • Planning, monitoring, evaluation and learning coordinator, Terre des Hommes Netherlands, East Africa Regional Office
  • Monitoring and evaluation manager, SOS CV International, Kenya 
  • Monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning coordinator, Care International, Kenya (Dadaab refugee camps)


  • Masters in project planning and management (specialising in M&E), University of Nairobi
  • Post-graduate diploma in micro finance, Strathmore University
  • BSc in mathematics and physics, University of Nairobi