Susan Stout

Susan is a public health specialist with more than twenty five years of experience working on population health and nutrition programs and policy at the World Bank. During those years, she worked to improve the effectiveness of maternal and child health programs in more than twenty countries, as well as on HIV/AIDS programs in at least ten countries in Africa.

Susan became a champion of the rapid results approach while she was leading the Global HIV/AIDS Monitoring and Evaluation Team, an effort to promote harmonization of results management approaches across the many agencies working on HIV/AIDS from 2000-2004.

Susan is currently teaching in the Department of International Health at Georgetown University and is also the Senior Results Advisor at the Development Gateway, which seeks to empower decision makers in developing countries with better information on resource flows and results using new software tools and data visualization techniques. She also consuls with the Global Delivery Initiative at the World Bank on the preparation of case studies on the use of adaptive learning in development projects and is in advising on the development of the Results Measurement and Evidence Stream, a new professional category, at the World Bank.