Recent Conference Presentations

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

Social Impact Reporting: The Next Generation. Social Impact Analysts’ Association 2014 Conference. Toronto, Canada. November 2014


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.

Selected publications

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.

Pritchard, D. Open Impact. Charity Times, April / May 2012. London.

Dolan, P., Metcalfe, R., Powdthavee, N., Beale, A., and Pritchard, D. (2011). Innovation and well-being. National Endowment for Science, Technology and the Arts.

David Pritchard has more than 25 years in the non-profit, public, and private sectors helping organisations assess and increase their social impact.

As well as being an independent consultant David also is:

  • a member of the adjunct faculty for Nonprofit Management at Adler University, Chicago
  • co-founder and President of Social Value United States
  • Director, Impact Measurement and Program Evaluation at CAF America 
  • Chief Impact Officer at Quantified Ventures, a financial intermediary that supports social impact bonds. 

Between 2011 and 2015 he led the Measurement and Evaluation team at New Philanthropy Capital, a non-profit research organization and consultancy in London. He also led NPC's team that won the Social Impact Analyst Association's 2014 Challenge for producing a social impact report.

Prior to joining NPC David served as an economist for New York City government and was a management consultant for various government agencies in Washington D.C., London, and Luxembourg. 

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