Enrico Bonaiuti is the Research Team Leader of the Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning (MEL) Team at ICARDA. He coordinates and leads large multi-country teams, ensuring timely deliverables and effective implementation across operations and service units.
He has 15+ years of experience as a coordinator and service partner for large, complex international research programs/projects with sustainable development and demand-driven mandates.
Previously, Enrico served as Program Coordinator for the CGIAR Research Program on Roots, Tubers, Bananas, and Dryland Systems. He was responsible for implementing a MEL framework, defining indicators, conducting evidence-based evaluations at the systems level, and enhancing co-learning among stakeholders.
He holds a Master’s Degree in Agricultural Sciences from the University of Florence, Italy, and a Master’s Degree in Marketing and Economics from the Bocconi University in Milan, Italy.
He speaks English, Spanish and Italian.