Ph.D, London School of Economics
Faculty, Media Research
Over the past 15 years, Dr. O’Neil has been involved in some 100 reviews and evaluations in over 50 countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas and Europe. Mainly at the project or programme level for international organisations and NGOs, the reviews and evaluations focused largely on communications, advocacy and surge response in a range of sectors including media, development, civil society, youth, human rights, humanitarian aid and health. Dr. O’Neil’s role was often as team leader, but also as team member or providing methodological support (e.g. in developing surveys, indicators, theories of change and evaluation frameworks) or quality control (review and approval of methodology, tools and reports). Dr. O’Neil is also an experienced teacher, facilitator and trainer in media, communications, advocacy, evaluation methods and use for UN agencies, NGOs, universities and professional associations. Dr. O’Neil holds a PhD in social research and methodology from the London School of Economics and an Executive Masters in Communications Management.