Dr Maksymilian (Max) Fras has over fifteen years of experience in complex social science research and international development, as well as monitoring and evaluation. Dr Fras holds a PhD in Social Sciences and brings extensive research and evaluation skills to this evaluation, including research design, data collection and analysis (application of qualitative and quantitative methodologies), writing recommendations for international organisations as well as presentation to demanding, high-profile audiences.
Dr Fras has worked with EU and Council of Europe on programme implementation, notably in the field of research, education, culture, youth policy and human rights. Between 2009 and 2018, he conducted numerous evaluations for international organisations such as the European Union (youth and social policy, educational co-operation and culture) USAID (rule of law and judicial reform), GIZ (employment policy). He has working experience in all East and South-East Europe and speaks native Polish, fluent English and Russian and intermediate French and German.
Expertise: EU foreign policy; EU development policy; EU enlargement; Eastern Europe; South Caucasus; Eastern Partnership; Western Balkans; education; youth; youth policy; civil society; research policy; human rights; Council of Europe
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