Senior Analyst, RAND Europe
Joanna Hofman is Senior Analyst at RAND Europe and has worked in its offices in Cambridge (UK) and Brussels (Belgium). Before joining RAND she held consultant positions at Coffey International Development and The Evaluation Partnership. Previously, Joanna worked at the Ministry of Regional Development in Poland, where she was responsible for evaluating programmes financed from the European Social Fund. In her role as Head of Unit she represented the Ministry at the Local Employment and Economic Development Programme at the OECD and at Directorate-General for Employment and Social Affairs, the European Commission.
At RAND Europe she has contributed to and led numerous studies commissioned by EU institutions and agencies, including various evaluations. Among many others, she is leading the development of the evaluation toolkit for interventions that aim to tackle violent radicalisation as part of the FP7 funded project “Innovative method and procedure to assess counter-violent-radicalisation techniques in Europe” – IMPACT Europe for DG RTD. She has also contributed to a number of evaluation studies related to EU labour mobility and migration of third country nationals to the EU.
She is a long-standing member of national and regional evaluation and research organisations, such as the Polish Evaluation Society, European Evaluation Society and Social Research Association. She has carried out several training sessions on evaluation approaches, research designs, methods and techniques (for public sector clients, including the European Institute for Public Administration and Cambridge University).