Affiliate Experts


Claudio Volonte

Consultant - Monitoring, Evaluation, and Environment -

Claudio joined the Baastel affiliate expert team in 2017. He brings to Baastel more than 20 years of experience in international development working for the World Bank Group (IBRD/IEG/IFC), Global Environment Facility, and the Organization of American States. He has designed, managed, monitored, and evaluated projects, programs, policies, and institutions with public and private sector clients and in diverse sectors of development (infrastructure, environment, climate change, natural resources). Claudio started his career as a scientist and expert, assessing and developing actions to adapt to climate change impacts in particular on coastal areas and small island states. He is originally from Uruguay and has worked around the world.


Ron Santos

Consultant - Monitoring and Evaluation -

Ron (MA Sociology and Demography) has expertise in designing national and local monitoring and evaluation (M&E) information systems for challenging situations, such as humanitarian assistance operations or in fragile and post-conflict states. He has carried out work in knowledge management and performance measurement for humanitarian assistance organizations. He has designed and implemented performance measurement systems for World Food Programme (WFP), UN Women, UNFPA, Pan-American Health Organization (PAHO), CARE Canada; World Vision, and Forum of Federations. His operational and research interest is in incorporating the latest techniques in data and spatial analysis to monitor in near-real time, program implementation at the national and sub-national levels.