Ms. Kluyskens is an international development specialist with more than thirty years of experience in public sector and governance reform, peacebuilding and conflict prevention, human rights, capacity building and institutional development, decentralization and anti-corruption. In addition, she is an evaluation expert and has participated in more than fifty evaluations, including evaluating country programs, aid instruments and funds. In most cases she acted as team leader.

She also has considerable design experience of reform programs and projects in both governance and public sector management, including developing scenarios and risk and value for money assessments. She has conducted many assignments at both the strategic and operational level. She has done so both as a team leader and as a member of a team for multi and bilateral partners, including the World Bank, the UN, DFID, Sida, Danida, Norad, IDRC, the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the EU and various NGOs. She has also conducted assignments on the effectiveness of aid architecture and modalities, including UN Trust Funds.

Her work often required additional expertise in areas such as: fragile states, peace building and conflict prevention, governance and compliance with specific global agreements and initiatives. She has strong conceptual and analytical skills in particular in the design of strategies and methodologies: Theories of Change, Results Based Frameworks and Management, SWOTS, surveys, conflict analysis and instruments and techniques. She has management experience, including leading teams and undertaking complex assignments.