José Miguel López is a monitoring and evaluation specialist with five years of work experience in the international development sector. He has developed evidence-based models for the prevention of crime and violence in vulnerable communities in Mexico. He holds a research Master degree in Quantitative Economics from Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne in France, a Master of Science degree in Econometrics and Mathematical Economics from Universiteit van Tilburg in the Netherlands and a Bachelor degree in Economics from Universidad Autónoma de Baja California in Mexico.
Mr López has provided local governments, non-profit and civil society organizations with valuable advice for the effective design, monitoring and evaluation of projects addressing issues related to youth violence, gender inequality, gender-based violence, democratic governance and education. He has extensive experience facilitating hands-on training workshops and providing technical advice for the practical use of logic models, indicators, results-based management, monitoring and evaluation methodologies. He has acquired his expertise while working for international agencies and universities such as USAID, UNDP Mexico and Universidad Autónoma de Baja California.