Jerim Obure is a Global Senior Specialist for Monitoring, Evaluation, Research & Learning (MERL) at the International Justice Mission (IJM). IJM is an international development organization that is based in Washington DC and that works to strengthen criminal justice systems around the world to be effective in protecting vulnerable people from violence through justice processes, standards, and systems. Jerim has had over 10 years of experience in practicing Monitoring, Evaluation, Research and Learning in multi sectoral contexts, including human rights and governance, global health, and youth development programs. Part of these experiences includes working for the National Human Rights Commission in Kenya where the scope of programmatic work included; institutional reforms, democracy and human rights, rule of law, state compliance monitoring, among others. Jerim’s interests include; M&E capacity building, institutional M&E capacity strengthening, strategic planning, program evaluations, M&E methods, and Implementation Science, among others. He also enjoys working in cross cultural environments. Jerim holds a Master of Science degree in International Development from the University of Amsterdam, with specialization in Development Monitoring and Evaluation.