Bertha Camacho

Knowledge Management, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist

Managing Director of Skat Foundation

Areas of expertise:

  • Knowledge Management
  • Networking and Knowledge Sharing
  • Process Management
  • Strategic planning
  • Organisational learning and strengthening
  • Capacity development and training
  • Facilitation of events and participatory processes
  • Monitoring and Evaluation of projects and programmes

Bertha Camacho is Managing Director of Skat Foundation and Senior Knowledge Management Specialist. She has more than 20 years of working experience in International Cooperation. Her key competences are in supporting and facilitating participatory processes, organisational learning and strategic planning. Bertha is passionate about embracing dialogue, learning and co-creation processes in her work.

 Key data

Qualification (Institute) Master of Arts in Development Policy, specialization on impact Monitoring and Evaluation Institute for Development Research and Development Policy, Ruhr Universität, Bochum, Germany

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology, Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, USA

Working languages Spanish (mother tongue), English (advanced), German (intermediate)
Years of Experience 20+
Nationality Bolivian
Country experience and regional expertise Latinamerica and the Caribbean: Bolivia, Brasil, Colombia, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Honduras, Cuba and Trinidad and Tobago

Asia: Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh

Eastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ukraine and Moldova

Africa: Uganda, Kenia, South Africa, Swaziland

Select projects, roles, achievements and publications Organisation and facilitation of workshops and learning events for various organisations, institutions and networks

External evaluation of various projects of the development and international cooperation

Backstopping support on Monitoring and Evaluation to the Knowledge Broker team for UPGro “Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor

Backstopping on Monitoring and Evaluation to Operational Regional Direction of the Water and Sanitation Programs of SDC in Central America. Support in the development and implementation of the M&E System for the Aguasan Programmes in Honduras, Nicaragua and Regional

Conceptual and methodological backstopping on Knowledge Management and Monitoring and Evaluation to the HYSAWA Fund to strengthen local governance processes, public finance management processes in Bangladesh. SDC (2014 – 2015)

Conceptual and methodological support on the implementation of the Knowledge Management Component of the Swiss-Ukrainian Project on Decentralisation- funded by SDC. Setting up of Knowledge Management Processes for Decentralization and Local Self-Governance

Conceptual and methodological support on the implementation of the Knowledge Sharing Component of the Swiss Water and Sanitation Project Moldova (ApaSan), a project funded by SDC for strengthening the capacity of municipalities in Moldova to improve their water and environmental sanitation systems. .

Publication:

“Work the Net: A management guide for existing and emerging formal networks” (2015) Second Edition: GIZ, Bonn and Erschborn

Key clients
  • Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
  • Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • European Commission
  • Department for International Development (DFID)
  • World Health Organisation
  • Swiss Red Cross
  • Swiss NGOs and Networks
  • International NGOs and Networks
Affiliations and networks
  • Member KM4Dev Community of Practice
  • Active Member of the Swiss Knowledge Management Think Table