Rebecca Adler

MSc with Distinction, Environmental Sustainability, University of Edinburgh, 2011;

BA, International Relations, Tufts University, Medford, Massachusetts, 2004

Rebecca has strong evaluation expertise, including for the design and application of programmatic evaluation methodologies, particularly for large complex portfolio and programme evaluations. She has demonstrated capacity in designing, tailoring and implementing qualitative and quantitative methods in complex environmental evaluations. In her role at LTS, Rebecca provides useful management and leadership to several large-scale climate focused evaluations, including the evaluation of the Forest and Sustainable Land-use (IFLSU) Programme, the DFID climate change investments in Ethiopia, the Darwin Initiative, and the joint DFID-BEIS funded Climate Private Public Partnership Programme.

Rebecca has experience applying a range of evaluative learning methods, including case study analysis, network analysis and contribution analysis. Through her work delivering evaluations for a variety of clients, she is well versed at translating client requirements into evaluations to generate practical and useful recommendations based on evaluation evidence. Her M&E expertise is complemented by a general understanding of emerging global climate, environmental and energy issues in a range of countries and contexts.


  • Evaluation of the Prosperity Fund and Programmes
  • Monitoring, Evaluation and Administrative Manager of the Darwin Initiative and the Illegal Wildlife Trade Challenge Fund
  • European Union Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade Facility
  • Programme-level Monitoring and Evaluation Services for the Strategic Climate Institutions Programme and Climate High Level Investment Programme
  • Supporting the Implementation of FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement
  • Productive Safety Net Programme and Household Asset Building Programme: Climate Smart Initiative
  • Supporting the Implementation of FLEGT Voluntary Partnership Agreement
  • Forest Governance, Markets and Climate Framework
  • Evaluation of Denmark’s Climate Change Funding for Developing Countries
  • Climate Private Public Partnership Programme – Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Development of a Pipeline Programme and Investment Strategy to Access the Green Climate Fund
  • Evaluation of the Congo Basin Forest Fund
  • Preparation of the Comprehensive CRGE National Capacity Support Programme for GGGI Ethiopia
  • Meta-evaluation of the Renewable Energy Portfolio
  • Livestock Portfolio Monitoring and Evaluation
  • Green Climate Fund (GCF) Evaluation Framework