Mr. Ventura is a development worker who is currently working as an associate consultant with the International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED). He has a Master of science in Development studies and a Bachelor of arts in Sociology. He has been involved in carrying out numerous evaluations and has directly worked with children previously. He has extensive experience in Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and programme management. Some of the assignments that he has accomplished include but not limited to; Established and managed results-based Monitoring and Evaluation systems for two donor-funded development programs in Mozambique; established and monitored a 5-year institutional work plan using Microsoft Project, supervised over 15 technical and support staff and delivered an $8.2 million host country M&E budget in full compliance with donor fiscal accountability policies.