Rachel Sherwin


Rachel is a specialist in the research, design and evaluation of aid projects. She has a particular interest engaging local communities, and government organisations in project design and evaluation through the use of innovative tools and processes.

Working out of Siren’s Amman office, Rachel is responsible for designing and managing project monitoring, evaluation and learning systems. This includes conducting baseline and endline surveys and working with civil society groups and the Public Security Directorate (Jordanian Police) to monitor and evaluate project impact. She also coordinates and leads Siren’s research agenda in Jordan.

Prior to joining Siren, Rachel worked widely across the Middle East and Central Africa. She has over ten years’ of field experience with the United Nations, European Union and non-governmental organisations in development and humanitarian contexts.

Rachel has a master’s degree in International Relations, Diplomacy and Civilian Crisis Management from the College of Europe, Bruges and has also studied at the University of Nottingham and Sciences Po. Paris. Rachel is fluent in Arabic, English and French.