Mgr. Daniel Svoboda
Daniel is Chairman of the association Development Worldwide and an independent consultant, lecturer and evaluator. He is a founding member of the Czech Evaluation Society, and member of the European Evaluation Society and the International Development Evaluation Association (serving as its Vice-President in 2009-2012). As a Board member he also represents the Czech NGO platform FoRS in several working structures of the European NGO Confederation CONCORD and of the global platform CPDE – CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness.
Since 2007, he is coordinator of EPDET – European Program for Development Evaluation Training. Since 2009 he works for the European Commission as a member of the external monitoring team for the environmental program LIFE. Since 2014, he is a member of the Reference group on Evaluations of the Czech Ministry of Foreign Affairs.