Lilian leads Masawa’s Impact work. She has over 15 yrs experience leading programs across Africa and Asia, with a focus on impact measurement and evidence for decision-making.
Lilian has spent over 4 years with IDinsight. She first joined their Kenya office, where she spearheaded a multi-year learning partnership with UNICEF, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Subsequently she launched and led IDinsight’s Southeast Asia Regional Office, leading its regional growth strategy, client development, impact portfolio of evaluations, and managing the Manila based team.
Lilian also worked on monitoring and evaluation for the Clinton Health Access Initiative’s global vaccines program in Tanzania, as well as Innovations for Poverty Action in Kenya, initiating and managing the international expansion of the Dispensers for Safe Water program.
Degrees from Haverford College (Comparative Literature); University of St. Gallen + The Fletcher School, Tufts University (Int’l Affairs). Member of THNK School of Creative Leadership and The Regenesis Institute.
Her mental happy-place always involves a large body of water, preferably swimming or diving in it. She has an insatiable wanderlust and curiosity thanks to a multi-cultural upbringing and has lost count of number of countries lived and worked in. Lilian speaks German, Portuguese, and conversational French, and lives in Lisbon.