PhDr. Marie Kaufmann
International consultant and socio -economic expert. Since 1996 she conducts evaluation and research studies for the European Commission in area of the pre-accession and development assistance, bilateral and human rights assistance, agricultural policy, structural funds and other interventions of the European Union. One of the pioneers of evaluation in the Czech Republic and Central Europe. She is co-founder and the first President of the Czech Evaluation Society. In the years 2006-2011 she worked in the Executive Committee of the European Evaluation Society (EES) and she initiated organisation of the 9th International Conference EES in Prague in 2010. She is the executive director of the consulting society EVASCO s.r.o.