About Policy performance
Master of Program Evaluation (University of Melbourne, 2014)
Master of Public Policy and Management (Monash University, 2007)
Bachelor of Arts (University of Melbourne, 2001)
course facilitator: evidence in public policy 8-week leadership course, blavatnik school of government, oxford university (2020)
Australian Evaluation Society Board Member (March 2020 - August 2022) and CO-chair, relationships committee (2021 to present)
Australian Evaluation Society Victorian Committee Member (2019-2021)
Charlie has been a policy and evaluation consultant since 2008, working in small (HLB Mann Judd, 2008-10), medium (ACIL Allen Consulting, 2010-2015) and large (KPMG, 2015-2018) consulting firms in various roles, from researcher to project leader. Between 2004 and mid-2008, Charlie worked in the Victorian Department of Premier and Cabinet, supporting policy briefings and budget processes across the economic development, infrastructure, sport and tourism portfolios.
Charlie is a regular contributor to the Australasian Evaluation Society (AES), having joined as a member in 2021 and having evaluated the AES international conference in Darwin in 2014.
He has delivered Introduction to Evaluation 101 training to over 400 emerging evaluators, and offers additional capability building in policy/business case design and also in applied evaluation techniques. In total, three days of training are available, with the potential to tailor this to different audiences and organisations based on their needs.
Charlie was a tutor in Impact Evaluation: Forms and Approaches at the University of Melbourne's Centre for Program Evaluation between 2015 and 2018. In 2020, he was an online facilitator for the Evidence in Public Policy leadership course at Oxford University, focusing on treatment and control group methods.
Charlie achieved DTF (Vic) accreditation as an Investment Logic Mapping facilitator in November 2016. He has since completed around 50 ILMs for clients across Australia. His approach and ILM rates are available here.
Outside work, Charlie plays competitive tennis. He formerly played top division hockey for 15 years and coached teams in Melbourne, India and Belgium. He has lived and worked overseas in Saudi Arabia, Costa Rica and India, including on several volunteer community development assignments.