Recent Conference Presentations:

Fundamentals: Monitoring and Impact Measurement, International Grantmaking Symposium, Washington DC, September 2018.

The Rosetta Stone of Impact: A Glossary for Investors and Evaluators, Canadian Evaluation Association, Washington, Calgary, Canada. May 2018, and American Evaluation Association, Washington, DC, US. November 2017

Where do we go from here? Impact Convergence. Atlanta, U.S. October 2016.

Keynote Speaker. Convergence of evaluation and impact measurement. Aotearoa New Zealand Evaluation Association, Wellington, New Zealand. July 2016. 

What is Good Enough? American Evaluation Assoc. 2015. Chicago, U.S. November 2015

Enough Precision for the Decision: When is Impact Data Good Enough? Critical Mass. London, England. October 2015

Measuring Social Impact. 20th Anniversary of Procura. Mexico City, Mexico. October 2015.

Impact Evaluation: Why and how to do it? Nirun Şahingiray International Forum II. Istanbul, Turkey. May 2015


David received a B.A. from Oxford University, an M.A. (Peace Studies) from the University of Notre Dame, and an M.P.P.M from Yale School of Management.

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David Pritchard

David Pritchard has more than 30 years of experience in the non-profit, public, and private sectors helping organizations assess and increase their social impact. He has provided consulting services to over a hundred organizations in the US, the UK, and Australia, and worked across many sectors, including healthcare, criminal justice, housing, education, social services, and human rights.

David also is:

Prior to starting his consultancy in 2015, David led the Measurement and Evaluation team at NPC; was a management consultant for various government agencies in Washington D.C., and the UK; and served as an economist for New York City government. He has taught Master's level courses in planning and evaluation at Adler University in Chicago and Claremont Lincoln University in California.

Recent projects:

Helped Social Ventures Australia develop the Fundamentals for Impact.

Built an economic model of the value of preventing childhood obesity with Nemours Foundation.

Helped develop the Impact Management Glossary for the Impact Management Project

Selected publications:

Pritchard, D. J. (2018). Monitoring and Impact Measurementin T. Hart and K. Ile (Eds.), Cross-Border Giving: A Legal and Practical Guide, (pp. 143-158). Nashville, Tennessee: Charity Channel Press.

Pritchard, D. (2016). The Convergence of Evaluation and Impact Measurement.  Evaluation Matters - He Take Tō Te Aromatawai 2.

Lyon, F., Gyateng, T., Pritchard, D., Vaze, P., Vickers, I and Webb, N. (2015) Opening access to administrative data for evaluating public services: The case of the Justice Data Lab. Evaluation 21(2).

Pritchard, D. and Svistak, M. (2014) Economic analysis: what is it good for? New Philanthropy Capital

Kazimirski, A., and Pritchard, D. (2014) Building your measurement framework: NPC’s Four Pillars Approach. New Philanthropy Capital

Ni Ogain, E., Lumley, T., and Pritchard, D. (2012) Making an Impact: Impact Measurement among Charities and Social Enterprises in the UK.  New Philanthropy Capital.