Alexandra Spyrelis

Senior Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist 

Alexandra is a Principal in the Financial Empowerment and Monitoring and Evaluation Practice (Fem-E). She has over 13 years of experience in designing and leading more than 30 research, monitoring and evaluation projects for government, donors, corporates, and non-profit organisations. Her work at DNA has primarily been focused on socioeconomic development and consumer financial education, while her prior work was focused on public health, specifically HIV prevention. This work has been accompanied by publications in peer-reviewed journals and presentations at international conferences. Her areas of specialisation include monitoring and evaluation, research design and analysis, and project management.

She holds a Masters degree in Research Psychology (with distinction) from the University of the Witwatersrand, and is currently completing a PhD at the University of Stellenbosch. She is also a member of the South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association (SAMEA).