- Working experience with governmental and non-governmental development organisations in the fields of monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment
- Planning and coordination of programme and sector evaluations
- Public Private Partnership (PPP)
- Integrated rural development
- Natural resources management
- Country experiences: Zimbabwe, Tansania, Sambia, India
Kirsten Vorwerk has started her work as evaluator at DEval in October 2013. Before joining DEval she was evaluation manager at the Church Development Service (EED, now merged in Bread for the World) for a period of nine years. Within this position she was responsible for the management of programme and sector evaluations, quality assurance in the field of M&E and development of the EED evaluation system. In addition to that she worked several years as consultant and evaluator for BMZ and GTZ (now GIZ). In this context she took part in an ex-post evaluation of Regional Rural Development Programmes (RRD) in Africa and Asia and developed monitoring and evaluation tools in the field of Public Private Partnership (PPP). Kirsten Vorwerk holds a degree in Geography with particular focus on ecology and environmental management.
Vorwerk, K. and E. Gohl (2010), „NGO-IDEAs Impact Toolbox“, Arbeitskreis Evaluation von Entwicklungspolitik in der DeGEval (ed.), Verfahren der Wirkungsanalyse, ein Handbuch für die entwicklungspolitische Praxis, Freiburger Beiträge zu Entwicklung und Politik, No. 36.
Vorwerk, K., C. Hartmann, F. Gaisbauer und Stefanie Krapp (2017), "Deutsche Entwicklungszusammenarbeit unter Einbindung der Privatwirtschaft: Evaluierung des develoPPP.de-Programms", Zeitschrift für Evaluation, Vol. 16/1, Münster, pp. 160-172,226-228.
Tekülve, M. and K. Vorwerk (2006), „BMZ legt weitere Ex-Post-Evaluation vor. Ländliche Regionalentwicklung: nachhaltig wirksam“, Eins Entwicklungspolitik, No. 3-4.
Meyer, L. and K. Vorwerk (2005), Sustainability of Regional Rural Development Programmes (RRD) - Synthesis Report of Four Country Case Studies, BMZ Evaluation Reports 003. [URL]