Scott Bayley Evaluation Services
Scott Bayley holds a master’s degree in public policy majoring in evaluation and social measurement and is a Fellow of the Australian Evaluation Society.
Prior to having his own consultancy Scott held senior evaluation specialist positions with Oxford Policy Management, the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, AusAID, the Asian Development Bank, the Victorian Auditor General’s Office, and the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission.
As an evaluation expert, Scott also served as an adviser to the United Nations Secretariat on performance measurement; the Evaluation Capacity Development Group in Geneva; UNICEF; UNDP; Valuing Voices: Sustainable Solutions; and the world’s peak evaluation body, the International Organization for Cooperation in Evaluation.
Scott has published over 70 evaluation reports across a number of fields including international development, health, education, indigenous affairs, the environment, infrastructure, capacity building, and governance.
Scott is experienced in applying a broad range of data collection methodologies ranging from document analysis, interviews, focus groups, surveys, benchmarking costs of service delivery, and has skills in both qualitative and quantitative data analysis. He has an advanced knowledge of program design, monitoring practices, and theory-based evaluations and learning as demonstrated by a range of internationally recognised evaluation publications.
Scott is particularly interested in formulating theories of change and results measurement frameworks, summative impact evaluation methods, evaluation capacity building, and in using performance feedback to drive continuous program improvement and strengthen stakeholder relationships.
I really enjoyed working with you and valued the intellectual rigor that you brought to assessing the performance in the aid context. Senior Executive, Canberra
I greatly appreciated your crystal clear logic, great sense of humour and amazing ability to deliver difficult messages in a friendly and respectful way. Gender programming specialist in the Pacific region
As you outlined in your report this is a very complex program with a number of national and international stakeholders. We don’t think there are many evaluators in Australia who could have gotten to the bottom of the program like you and your team did. Manager of an international development program
This is the best training M&E training course that I have ever attended. DFAT Program Manager.
Having you work with our organisation felt like winning the world cup. An experienced M&E person who understood our business and could lead complex work streams. UK Evaluation Manager
This report on public sector performance indicators is essential reading for Commonwealth public servants. Former Commonwealth Auditor General
Scott, this is a well-deserved recognition of your sustained contribution to the discipline of evaluation, I can’t think of anyone more deserving. On being awarded a Fellowship of the Australian Evaluation Society by the Chairperson
We had always known that our program’s M&E was a problem but only because of your persistence and continuous assistance were we able to make such good progress. Program Manager, Indonesia