William Mejía is the Projet Director for the USAID/Colombia Complexity-Aware Monitoring and Evaluation (C-AME) project. Mr. Mejía has twelve years of experience overseeing monitoring, evaluation, and learning (ME&L) work on international donor-funded projects. Prior to joining DI, he served as Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist for the USAID-funded Higher Education for Economic Growth Project, implemented by RTI International. He combines an in-depth familiarity with project ME&L with direct experience supporting capacity building programs and firsthand experience delivering training. His past experience includes the development of methodologies to monitor the progress and achievement of objectives, results, targets, and impact indicators. His leadership responsibilities have included guiding and assisting rigorous evaluations, using quantitative and qualitative methods. Mr. Mejía has significant experience related to design, development, and implementation of specialized IT-based solutions for monitoring and evaluation projects. Resourceful and creative professional with strong value-based leadership and interpersonal skills, focused on team building and performance. Prior to working with DI, he worked with RTI International, the World Bank’s Local Government Strengthening Project, the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), and the Millennium Challenge Corporation’s FOMILENIO program with Chemonics International. He has also served as consultant on projects in Central Asia, Colombia, and Nicaragua, and consulted with local organizations including the San Vicente Productivo Foundation, the Salvadoran Ministry of Agriculture, and the Salvadoran branches of Save the Children and Habitat for Humanity.
Mr. Mejía has a Master’s Degree in Applied Statistics from Universidad Centroamericana José Simeón Cañas and a B.Sc. in Information Systems Engineering from the University of El Salvador.