• Senior Evaluator - Team Leader

Helge Roxin

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After his Master in Political Science, Public Law and Newer History in Freiburg and Glasgow, Helge Roxin started working for the German Development Service (DED) as a young professional in Zambia.
Thereafter, he worked as an assistant at the University of Freiburg dealing with development politics, African politics and history, and introductions to political science. His field research focused on Ghana and Zambia.
In 2006 he went to the Arnold-Bergstraesser-Institute and worked as a senior researcher. In the following years he focused on impact-evaluations, both as an evaluator and as a coordinator. Between 2009-2013 he was a member of the team of speakers for the development politics section of the Association for Evaluation (DeGEval) in Germany. Since December 2012 Helge Roxin has been working for DEval as a senior evaluator and team leader on a number of evaluations.

Key qualifications

Thematic focus

crisis and conflict resolution,




civil society,

gender and empowerment,


Methodological focus

qualitative methods (such as Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA),

measuring and modulating empowerment),

quantitative methods (online surveys)

Regional focus

Sub-Saharan Africa,

South East Europe,

Middle East

Selected publications

Kocks, Alexander, Ruben Wedel, Hanne Roggemann und Helge Roxin (2019), The strategic dimension of the humanitarian-development gap - conceptual claims and empirical evidence. Rural 21, Vol. 53, Nr. 1/2019.

Kocks, Alexander, Ruben Wedel, Hanne Roggemann, Helge Roxin (2018), Building Bridges Between International Humanitarian and Development Responses to Forced Migration, A Review of Conceptual and Empirical Literature with a Case Study on the Response to the Syria Crisis, Rapport 2018, No. 02 till Expertgruppen för biståndsanalys (EBA).

Roxin, H. (2016), Die Wirksamkeit der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit auf dem Prüfstand, Außerschulische Bildung, Vol. 2, S.12-18.

Roxin, H. et al. (2015), Entwicklungshelferinnen und Entwicklungshelfer – Ein Personalinstrument der deutschen Entwicklungszusammenarbeit, Deutsches Evaluierungsinstitut der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (DEval), Bonn.

Roxin, H. (2014), Innerstaatliche Konflikte – Kongo, Bundeszentrale für Politische Bildung. [URL]

Roxin, H. und H. Asche (2013), „Deutsches Evaluierungsinstitut der Entwicklungszusammenarbeit (DEval)“, in Zeitschrift für Evaluation, Vol. 12, No. 2, S. 297-304.

Roxin, H. (2012), „Women Empowerment durch Mikrokredite? Das Fallbeispiel Sierra Leone“, in K. Fiege und T. Rauch (Hg.), Entwicklungszusammenarbeit gestalten. Inhalte und Methoden für ein erfolgreicheres Wirken in einem komplexen Berufsfeld, Berlin.

Roxin, H. (2011), Evaluierung KAS-Auslandsinformationen, Berlin.

Roxin, H. et al. (2011), Economic Empowerment of Women through Microcredit. The Case of the Microfinance Investment and Technical Assistance Facility (MITAF), SLE Publication Series, Berlin, S. 240.


Portrait von Helge Roxin
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Helge Roxin

Senior Evaluator - Team Leader

Phone: +49 (0)228 336907-937

E-mail: helge.roxin@DEval.org

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