Haroldas Brožaitis has extensive experience leading and coordinating complex projects which deal with developing, managing, monitoring and evaluation of public policy interventions, particularly those co-financed by the European Union. During his 16 years as a policy analyst and evaluator Haroldas has accumulated in-depth knowledge and experience in the development and practical application of research methodology and tools relevant to the evaluation and impact assessment of policy initiatives, interventions and organisations in various areas of public policy. As the project director or the lead evaluator he has led numerous large-scale, pan-European assignments, spanning all the EU Member States and beyond, these have included evaluation and impact assessment, as well as on-the-job training, technical assistance and advice to public sector managers.
Key areas of expertise
- Policy areas: performance management and monitoring in the public sector, research and innovation, education, employment, social inclusion, regional and integrated urban development.
- Methods: quantitative and qualitative research, including desk-based research, interviews, surveys, focus groups, statistical analysis, cost-effectiveness analysis, counterfactual evaluation, theory-based evaluation etc.
- Project management: experience in building and leading multi-national expert teams; deploying and running help-desks tailored to provide on-going technical assistance and management advice to public administrations; managing complex framework and other long-term contracts.
- MA in International Relations and European Studies, Central European University, Budapest (1999)
- BA in Political Science, Vilnius University (1998)
Support to the launch of the successor Programme to Progress, EURES and Progress Microfinance Facility (PSCI) and monitoring its performance (European Commission DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion 2013–2015)
Evaluation of the 2013 European Year of Citizens (European Commission, DG Education and Culture 2013–2014)
Ex-ante evaluation services for the Lithuanian programming documents for EU structural assistance 2014–2020 (Ministry of Finance, Lithuania 2012–2014)
Performance monitoring 2011–2013 of the EU programme for Employment and Social Solidarity – Progress 2007–2013 (European Commission DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities 2011–2013)
Measuring the Impact of the Europe for Citizens Programme (European Commission, DG Education and Culture 2011–2012)
FP7 Marie Curie Actions Interim Evaluation (European Commission, DG Education and Culture 2011–2012)
Interim Evaluation of the Erasmus Mundus II (European Commission, DG Education and Culture 2011–2012)
Stakeholder consultation and needs assessment for the new PROGRESS Programme (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion 2011–2012)
Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Lithuanian Business and Science Cooperation and Funding Coordination Potentials (Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania 2011)
Interim Evaluation of the Lifelong Learning Programme 2007–2009 (European Commission, DG Education and Culture 2009–2011)
Assessment of the Effectiveness and the Impact of the Social OMC in preparation for the new cycle (European Commission, DG Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion 2009–2011)
Study on the translation of Article 16 of Regulation (EC) №1083/2006, on the promotion of gender equality, non-discrimination and accessibility for disabled persons, into cohesion policy programmes 2007–2013 co-financed by the ERDF and the Cohesion Fund (European Commission, DG Regional Policy 2009–2010)
Integrated Evaluation of Governance of Research and Higher Education (Research and Higher Education Monitoring and Analysis Centre 2008–2009)
Governance of Research in the Era of Globalization: assessment of measures for governance and coordination of research priorities (Lithuanian State Science and Studies Foundation 2008)
Services Related to the Monitoring of the Performance of the Community Programme for Employment and Social Solidarity – PROGRESS 2007–2013 (European Commission DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities 2007–2011)
Technical Assistance to the Management Authority (of Lithuanian 2007-2013 OPs) (Ministry of Finance, Lithuania 2007–2010)
Evaluation of Factors Encouraging Participation of Science and Education Institutions, Scientists and other Scientific Employees in EU R&D International Programmes (FP, EUREKA, COST) (Agency for International Science and Technology Development Programmes in Lithuania 2007)
Evaluation of European Year of Workers‘ Mobility. Towards a European Labour Market (European Commission DG Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities 2006–2008)
Evaluation on the Competencies of Graduates of Master’s Studies and the Needs of the Lithuanian Economy (Science Council of Lithuania 2005–2006)
Technical Assistance to the Lithuanian SPD Managing Authority in performance of its functions (Ministry of Finance, Lithuania 2005–2007)
Assessment of Sunrise Valley: Breaking Grounds (Lithuania) (Vilnius University 2004–2005)
Ex-ante evaluation of the Lithuanian Single Programming Document 2004–2006 (Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Lithuania 2002–2003)