Gaarder is Director of the Evaluation Office and Global Director for Innovation and Country Engagement at the International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie). She has also held senior positions at the World Bank and Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation. Marie Gaarder has a PhD in Economics from University College London.
Contact: mgaarder(at)3ieimpact.org

Sven Harten heads the Competence Centre for Evaluation Methodology and is Deputy Director of the German Institute for Development Evaluation (DEval). He has more than 15 years of experience as a professional evaluator and most recently worked as Senior Evaluation Specialist at the World Bank (IFC). Sven Harten has a PhD in Political Science from the London School of Economics.
Contact: sven.harten(at)deval.org

With input from Bidisha Barooah, Neeta Goel, Shaon Lahore, Diana Lopez-Avila, Emmanuel Jimenez, Monica Jain, Tara Kaul, and Francis Rathinam.

References and further reading:

Gaarder, M. M. and J. Annan (2013), Impact Evaluation for Peacebuilding: challenging preconceptions, in Winckler, O., Kennedy-Choane, M.