Charlie has worked in evaluation for 30 years focusing on the areas of energy and climate change policy. He has particular experience in the UK, Australia, Indonesia and Vietnam. Charlie is currently a freelance consultant leading a 4 year realist evaluation of the UK’s International Climate Finance for three government departments. Over the last 5 years he has become particularly interested in realist evaluation and has worked on a range of other projects for UK government clients.

Until 2011 Charlie managed Databuild, a research consultancy with offices in Birmingham, UK and Sydney, Australia. As well as realist evaluation he has expertise in qualitative and quantitative research methods and has worked with a wide variety of other evaluation approaches.