David S. Ameyaw

President, CEO, & Board Secretary

Dr. David Sarfo Ameyaw, a native of Ghana and a USA citizen, is the CEO of the International Centre for Evaluation and Development (ICED), an Africa-based international think-tank that combines research and innovation with extensive practical experience in evaluation for development in the Global South. Dr. Ameyaw has over 25 years of experience in leadership and practical experience in monitoring, evaluation, research, and learning.

Dr. Ameyaw has served as the Head of Strategy, Monitoring and Evaluation at The Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) based in Nairobi, Kenya. He has also served as the Director of Strategy, Monitoring and Evaluation for four years. Dr. Ameyaw has served as the Senior Director for Monitoring and Evaluation at the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), Washington DC, as well as the Director for Monitoring and Evaluation and Acting Director and Food Security Specialist for the Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) Headquarters in Silver Springs, Maryland, US.

Dr. Ameyaw is a member of the American Evaluation Association, the African Evaluation Association (AFrEA), the South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA), the European Evaluation Society (EES), and the International Development Evaluation Association (IDEAS). He is a former Board Member of the Agriculture Technology Adoption Initiative (ATAI), and a member of the Board of Directors of BASIS Assets and Market Access Innovation Lab that operates in support of the United States Agency for International Development’s Bureau for Food Security.
He is also on the steering committee of the 3ie agriculture thematic window sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the UK Department for International Development (DFID).

Location: Ghana, Kenya, USA