Reza is an international expert in policy analysis and evaluation and the head of the Evaluation and Governance Practice at KPMG IDAS. Reza has extensive experience in providing policy advice to and conducting assessments for government agencies in Europe, Asia, Africa and Latin America, international organisations such as the OECD, the IMF and UN agencies, as well as NGOs.
An economist by background, Reza is specialised in evaluation methods. He devoted his PhD thesis to the analysis of policy evaluation and risk assessment tools and has extensively worked on theory-based evaluations. He has often collaborated with scientists and engineers inside multi-disciplinary teams and is regularly consulted by technical regulatory bodies.
Reza has a master’s degree in econometrics and statistics, a master’s degree in economics and a PhD in decision sciences.
2012, PhD in decision sciences, École des hautes études commerciales (HEC, Paris)
1991, Master’s degree in econometrics and statistics, École nationale de la statistique et de l’administration économique (ENSAE, Paris)
1991, Master’s degree in economics, École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS, Paris)
2019 – dd. KPMG International Development Assistance Services, Senior Manager, Head of Evaluation and Governance Practice
2016 – 2019 Menon Economics, Partner
2014 – 2016 International Law and Policy Institute, Director of Quantitative Research
2006 – 2014 Independent expert on governance and policy evaluation
2000 – 2006 Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Principal administrator