Karuna Krishnaswamy

Karuna Krishnaswamy Profile

Karuna is an evaluation consultant, with more than 22 years of experience. He specialises in quantitative impact assessments as Principal Investigator, and advises programme design through research and theory of change development. He has worked with leading funding agencies, government, and nonprofits across financial inclusion, health, farm livelihoods, and governance. His interest is to help improve the effectiveness of development projects. Karuna has a bachelors degree in Technology from IIT Madras, and masters degrees in Economics and Computing Sciences. He can be reached at karuna.krishnaswamy@gmail.com.

Articles by Karuna Krishnaswamy


June 20, 2019
Do evaluations actually serve a useful purpose?
Our sector routinely commissions evaluations, but do individual reports feed substantively into key decisions? It appears that they’re used more as an institutional accountability requirement. Fortunately, there are steps we can take to change this.
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