Vera Devine

Associate Consultant

Vera has a Master’s degree in Slavonic Studies, and has spent most of her working career in the countries of the former Soviet Union and the Western Balkans.

Vera has 21 years of experience working in international development co-operation. She worked on refugee and humanitarian affairs in post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina, before working as project manager in the European Commission and the OECD. For many years, Vera advised the Council of Europe, primarily on technical assistance in the field of rule of law and anti-corruption. Vera is passionate about evaluations: since 2007, she has been involved in over 50 assignments across a wide spectrum of sectors –including democratic governance, gender equality, and human rights – for the Swedish International Development Agency (Sida), Danida, the European Commission, the United Nations and others.

Countries: Eastern Europe, the former Soviet Union, Western Balkans