Who we are Meet the team Staff Brian O’Caoindealbhain Research and Evaluation Officer Brian works as a Research and Evaluation Officer within Co-operation Ireland. The main focus of his role is demonstrating the impact of Co-operation Ireland’s programmes to funders and stakeholders. He designs and carries out evaluations of flagship projects and coordinates monitoring and evaluation activities across the organisation. He also supports the design and piloting of new initiatives and documents lessons learned from our work for dissemination internally and externally. Brian’s role also involves carrying out research to support programme and policy work, including standalone research projects. He supports strategic planning in the organisation and coordinates the production of annual performance and impact reports. Previously, he worked as a Research Assistant with the Institute for British-Irish Studies at University College Dublin. Brian holds a MA in Politics from UCD and a Postgrad Diploma in Social Research Skills from the University of Ulster.