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Katsumasa Hamaguchi

The World Bank
Evaluation Officer
Katsumasa joined Independent Evaluation Group (IEG) of the World Bank Group in 2015 and has been leading innovation in monitoring, evaluation and learning using untraditional methodologies including drones and Social Network Analysis (SNA). He recently proved value of using drones for M&E of infrastructure projects by flying them over 1,300 ha of rice fields and irrigation infrastructure in the Dominican Republic. He has also successfully applied SNA to measure knowledge flows and collaboration in the World Bank, Liberia’s health sector, and East Africa’s transport sector.
Before joining IEG, Katsumasa had worked both in operations and evaluation at Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) for 10 years. He holds MSc degree from Science Policy Research Unit (SPRU), University of Sussex.