Love Calissendorff

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Advisor

Love has worked in international development and peacebuilding for over 8 years, specialising in research, monitoring and evaluation, and evidence-based policy and practice. Prior to joining Hand in Hand, he was leading the work on monitoring, evaluation, research and learning at the International Network for Advancing Science and Policy (INASP). He spent several years living and working in Jordan, Lebanon and Tunisia with donors such as the EU, USAID and UNICEF on issues related to social cohesion and refugee integration.

He has also worked for the Swedish government agency for peace, security and development, Folke Bernadotte Academy, specialising in Sweden’s bilateral support to Palestine and Iraq, research grants, as well as the incorporation of research findings into policy. He holds a Masters in Global Governance and Diplomacy from the University of Oxford and a Bachelor’s degree in international Relations from the University of Essex.