Godefroid Bigirimana is an experienced statistician and expert in monitoring and evaluation. He obtained his degree in statistical engineering in 2008 and also holds a Harvard University Certificate in using Python for Research. Godefroid brings strong expertise in social and developmental research and statistical methods, built through ample work experience on formative and evaluative research and analysis. He has been involved in study design, implementation, analysis and reporting for large-scale surveys, covering both baseline studies and impact evaluations. He also worked on the design and implementation of quasi-experimental and mixed methods research on a range of topics; including gender, agriculture, public opinion and financial access.
For many years Godefroid worked full-time with different international organisations, for example: from 2009 to 2010, he worked as project design, monitoring and evaluation coordinator at Search for Common Ground in Burundi (with missions in Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo); as a statistician (expert) at the Belgian Development Agency BTC (Actual ENABEL) from 2010 to 2016 and since 2016 to November 2019, as an international expert in charge of Programme Monitoring, Evaluation and Data Management at UNDP (United Nations Development Programme) in Brussels. He is well versed in setting up Computer Aided Personal Interview (CAPI) using Survey-CTO, KoBoToolbox, ODK-X and other Survey Solutions. For data analysis, he is well versed in SPSS, Stata and Pyhton. In data visualisation, he frequently uses Python Libraries ( Matplotlib, Seaborn, ggplot, …) and Power BI.
Godefroid is specialised in development of Remote Data Collection and Analysis using Mobile phones/Computers/tablets and Service-Oriented Architectures Systems for organisations, projects and programmes with teams disseminated/based in different locations/sites (countries).