Elizabeth Parker

Elizabeth is the Principal for Evaluation and Learning, working with charities and funders to understand, measure and communicate their impact. Originally an architect and construction project manager, her practical background provides a strong basis for working with organisations and their stakeholders to define outcomes, set priorities, measure progress and explore risk.

She has worked for a wide variety of organisations within the UK and internationally including the Greater London Authority, Connect Fund, International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent, CARE International UK/Lebanon and UN-Habitat to review their programmes. Elizabeth’s experience covers a broad range of sectors, including social investment, employment, protection, resettlement, housing and urban planning. Elizabeth has a strong background in training and facilitation, and works closely with evaluation partners to support continual learning throughout their programme. She brings a wealth of experience of different research approaches, from systematic reviews and case studies, to contribution analysis.

As well as her RIBA I and RIBA II qualifications, Elizabeth holds a Masters in Emergency and Development Practice from Oxford Brookes University and is a qualified through the Association for Project Managers.

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Why I work for NPC

It is a privilege to work with charities and funders to support their work and increase their impact. I’m excited to be part of a team with such diverse skills and backgrounds.

A snapshot of my work at NPC


Connect Fund: Interim learning report


Evaluating and learning during Covid-19

What can UK charities learn about place based work from the international humanitarian sector?