Emilie Beauchamp is a lead on monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) with IISD’s Resilience program. She has 15 years of experience in MEL and research methods in environmental change and sustainability policy.
Emilie’s work focuses on policy and practices related to the design of MEL and evidence systems across the adaptation policy and planning cycles, including analysis, guidance, and technical support for the National Adaptation Plan (NAP) processes through the NAP Global Network. She also leads and contributes to research projects exploring pathways of change and the impact of climate, land use, and conservation interventions, using mixed approaches with a strong social inclusion lens.
Prior to IISD, she was a senior researcher and technical advisor at the International Institute for Environment and Development, where she provided leadership in MEL and research methods for assessing the effectiveness of development, climate, land, and environmental interventions. Her career path brought her to work in the field with local communities across Southeast Asia, Asia Pacific, and West and East Africa.
Emilie holds a PhD from the Centre for Environmental Policy and Division of Biology at the Imperial College London and is a research affiliate at the University of Cambridge and the University of Exeter. She is also the co-chair of the Race to Resilience’s Methodological Advisory Group and sits on the Trial Advice Panel of the UK Cabinet Office to provide technical evaluation support.