Kimon Schneider is a senior scientist at NADEL. After graduating with a degree in Social Anthropology from the University of Zurich, he completed the Master of Advanced Studies in Development Cooperation at NADEL (ETH Zurich). He then worked several years as Country Director and Program Manager for different international NGOs in Asia and at headquarters in Zurich. Between 2013 and 2017, Kimon was responsible for the designing and rollout of a global approach to Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) at Swiss Church Aid (HEKS/EPER). This included the commissioning of impact studies with research institutes and the innovation of a mobile-technology based global monitoring system in collaboration with start-up companies. Throughout his career, Kimon has been providing capacity building to multiple audiences in various countries and at headquarters including trainings mainly on project cycle management.