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Marlène Laeubli Loud, DPhil.

Evaluator and Consultant





Marlène Läubli Loud is a consultant and trainer in public sector evaluation. She has over 25 years of experience in various aspects of private and public sector evaluation in the following fields; small-to-medium enterprises, higher education, youth unemployment, public health, environmental health, community services and impact of communication and information technology on society. Her clients include Swiss Federal and Cantonal health authorities, the European Commission, the UN Joint Inspection Unit, the UK Department of Employment and the UK Health Promotion Agency (now NICE). She has also collaborated with the World Health Organization, the United Nations Evaluation Group (UNEG) on some of their evaluation projects.


She was head of the Research and Evaluation Unit at the Swiss Federal Office of Public Health (SFOPH) for nearly twenty years where she gained much experience in evaluation management, and especially in the ways and means for improving the use and utility of evaluation in organizations.


Marlène has facilitated several workshops on public sector evaluation for a range of health and other practitioners. She is a member of the American, European, Swiss (SEVAL) and UK Evaluation Societies and served on the SEVAL Executive Committee for more than 10 years with special responsibility for professional development. She was a session lecturer in the University of Fribourg’s sociology and social policy master’s program for more than 10 years and a guest lecturer at several other Swiss universities. She has acted as peer reviewer on several evaluation studies and is currently a reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Program Evaluation.




Marlène is co-editor of the book ‘Enhancing evaluation use: Insights from internal evaluation units’ together with John Mayne (SAGE publications 2014).





2010 - present

2010 - present

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