Our People

Anne Markiewicz



Anne Markiewicz is the Director of Anne Markiewicz and Associates. She has expertise in the design and development of monitoring and evaluation frameworks and the design and conduct of program evaluations for a wide range of program areas. Anne has a strong background in the evaluation of health, welfare and community based programs in particular. She is conversant with a broad range of evaluation strategies and methods and maintains her knowledge of emergent and innovative approaches to evaluation.

Anne has delivered evaluation services in all states/territories of Australia as well as overseas. She has worked with Commonwealth, state/territory and local governments and the non-government sector. Anne has conducted professional training in areas such as 'Developing Monitoring and Evaluation Frameworks' , 'Evaluation Reporting' and 'Problem Solving in Evaluation'. She is an active member of the Australasian Evaluation Society and has occupied positions on the AES Board. Anne has presented papers and pre-conference workshops at numerous Australasian Evaluation Society (AES) conferences, at the United Kingdom Evaluation Society (UKES) conference and the American Evaluation Association (AEA) conference.

Anne has professional qualifications holding a Bachelor of Social Work, a Master of Social Work and a Master of Education (Program Evaluation), all from the University of Melbourne. She is trained in mediation and has worked in the field of alternative dispute resolution. Anne has previously held the position of Lecturer in Social Work at the University of Melbourne, and prior to that, at RMIT.

Anne is the recipient of the Australasian Evaluation Society 2008 Award for Excellence in Evaluation in the category - The Indigenous Evaluation Award.

Dr. Ian Patrick


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Ian Patrick has wide experience in evaluation, design and management of social sector programs. This includes a strong background in the design and implementation of M&E systems, conduct of program evaluations, strategic planning, analysis and research, and training and academic teaching roles. He has developed expertise in production of evaluation frameworks, and in utilising evaluation approaches and tools suitable for client and beneficiary needs. Ian Patrick’s work includes a strong focus on governance and he has related skills in planning, organisational review, and enhancement of management systems.

Ian’s experience has been gained in Australia and UK, complemented by considerable work in developing countries, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region. He has worked with governments, NGOs, and donor organisations on program and strategic level initiatives, including strengthening internal policies, plans and systems. Ian’s sectoral experience covers many areas such as law and justice, health (including HIV&AIDS), education, rural and urban development, civil society initiatives, small and medium enterprise development, water supply and sanitation, environment, human rights, disaster management, and migration, and youth and indigenous issues. He has undertaken consultancies for Australian government agencies (local, state and national), NGOs and for international agencies including World Bank, Asian Development Bank, UNDP, ILO, AusAID and NZAID.

Ian has a PhD (Asian Studies) (La Trobe University), Master of Public Health (Wollongong University), a Bachelor of Education (University of Melbourne) and a Certificate IV Assessment and Workplace Training (RMIT).

Ian Patrick is an Honorary Senior Fellow with the School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Melbourne. He is the recipient of the Australasian Evaluation Society 2012 Award for Excellence in Evaluation - in the category of the Best Evaluation Policy and Systems.

Tracey Delaney


Tracey Delaney has extensive experience in monitoring, evaluation, and training. In particular, Tracey has an extensive knowledge of the ‘Most Significant Change technique (MSC)’. She has a BA (Hons) in Third World Studies and a MA in Assessment and Evaluation. Tracey is a strong advocate of collaborative and empowerment approaches to evaluation as a means of facilitating organizational learning and program improvement. Tracey specialises in evaluation of initiatives with a social change focus and the use of qualitative data to capture traditionally intangible outcomes. She is also well versed in the use of program logic to articulate theories of change for the purpose of both design clarification and development of monitoring and evaluation frameworks. Tracey is also a skilled facilitator and trainer with strong communication skills. She has experience in facilitating broad stakeholder engagement through participatory processes and is well versed in developing and delivering workshops and training courses for project management, government agencies, independent contractors and non-government organisations in range of cultural contexts. Tracey has led training for a range of international organisation in Africa and the Asia Pacific region as well as in Australia. Furthermore, as an evaluation consultant, Tracey has demonstrated skills in producing clear, concise evaluation reports which meet the needs of various evaluation audiences.

Nea Harrison


Nea Harrison has been conducting high quality evaluations throughout Australia and internationally for the past 15 years. Nea has specific expertise in designing and conducting responsive and ethical evaluations and building evaluation capacity. She is one of the most experienced program evaluation practitioners based in the Northern Territory and is able to draw on a wide range of collaborators to provide expertise in the conduct of evaluation in Indigenous contexts.  Nea previously conducted and managed evaluation consultancy work in Australia on behalf of the Cooperative Research Centre for Aboriginal Health and in Vietnam for the Vietnam Australia Training Project.  Nea has a background in management and program and policy development in the public health, education and human service sectors.  She has a Master of Education (Honours), University of New England (1997); a Graduate Diploma in Education (1983); and a Bachelor of Arts (1982), University of Sydney.