Based in Brussels, Elly leads the development and implementation of NRGI’s monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) strategy, working closely with NRGI staff worldwide to support ongoing learning and impact-centric work.

Prior to joining NRGI, Elly worked as a senior officer in monitoring, evaluation, and learning at the European Climate Foundation. Her background also includes leading and supporting MEL teams and projects for development non-governmental organizations in East and West Africa.

Elly holds an M.A. in comparative and international development and education from the University of Minnesota, and a B.S. in global resource systems and B.A in English from Iowa State University.