PONTUS MODÉER IS A POLITICAL SCIENTIST BY TRAINING WITH NEARLY 20 YEARS EXPERIENCE IN INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION WITH SPECIAL FOCUS ON DEMOCRATIC GOVERNANCE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ISSUES. HE SPECIALIZES IN PLANNING, MONITORING AND EVALUATION OF INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT INTERVENTIONS.
As a partner at Rightshouse, Pontus has evaluated and assessed a broad range of development interventions and organizations. He is regularly engaged as an adviser, process leader and trainer to assist a wide range of development actors on strategic planning matters, Results Based Management and the application of Theory of Change approaches among others within Sida’s Advisory Services on Results Framework. Pontus has a long experience of carrying out political, human rights analyses and applying a human rights based approach to development.
Pontus has worked extensively in Africa, South America and Eastern Europe, and has also carried out assignments in Asia and the Middle East. He previously worked for the Swedish Embassy in Maputo, Sida’s Department of Methodology, Sida’s NGO Division and the development NGO Diakonia. Pontus is a native Swedish speaker and has working knowledge of English, Portuguese and Spanish.