Ananda S. Millard

Ananda S. Millard

Board Member

Key qualifications

Ananda S Millard has a PhD in Post Conflict Reconstruction, an MA in Conflict Analysis and an MSC in Environmental Management, as well as 19 years of experience in research, evaluation, capacity development, and policy analysis in the development and humanitarian sectors. Her work centres around conflict, crisis-affected, and fragile states, and she has worked extensively in Latin America, Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and the Middle East. Ananda uses her multidisciplinary background combining social science and environmental management to work on a diverse range of issues that include human rights including specifically issues on children and gender; governance, education, anti-corruption, post conflict reconstruction, violence and security, food security, subsistence economies, climate change. Her combined social and environmental science background facilitates a wide angle view of context and interventions and allow for a much broader and nuanced understanding of development and humanitarian assistance. Since 2010, her principal focus has been on monitoring, evaluation, and learning assignments for governments, international agencies, and NGOs, including project-, programme-, and policy-focused endeavours.




• MSc in environmental Management, Open University, UK, 2015

• PhD in Peace Studies, focusing on Post-conflict reconstruction, Department of Peace Studies, University of Bradford UK, 1999

• MA in International Conflict Analysis, School of International Relations, University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, 1995

• BA in International Studies and Economy, Norwich University, VT, USA, 1994

• Numerous courses in development and humanitarian assistance related issues, as well as methodology and security



Thematic experienceTechnical Experience
• Humanitarian and Development Aid • Policy, Programme and Project assessment and evaluation
• Fragile states and post war reconstruction • Organizational Management
• Human rights (focus on children and gender) • Capacity development
• Climate change • Qualitative and quantitative methodological design for complex environments


Country experience

Afghanistan, Angola, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bolivia, Burundi, Bhutan, Cambodia, Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Ghana, India, Kenya, Kosovo, Lao PDR, Libya, Malawi, Morocco, Mozambique, Nepal, Nicaragua, Occupied Palestinian Territories, Poland, Tanzania, Panama, Senegal, Somaliland, Sri Lanka, Republic of Sudan, Romania, Slovakia South Sudan, Thailand, Uganda, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.



Language Reading Speaking   Writing
English Native Native Native
Spanish Native Native Native
Portoguese Fluent Fluent Intermediate
French Intermediate Basic Basic