Dr Ian Goldman

Adjunct Professor

Dr Ian Goldman is Adjunct Professor at the Nelson Mandela School and teaches a module on Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation for Change in the School’s Masters programme. The module focuses on providing a broad framework and tools for managing change. Dr Goldman is the key convener of the Leadership II module since 2014 and is also one of the main supervisors for masters’ students. Dr Goldman completed a BSc Soil Science at Reading University in 1978; an MSc Tropical Agricultural Development at Reading University in 1980; in 1988 he completed a Diploma in Systems Analysis and Design, at the National Computer Centre, UK; in 2001 he completed a PhD, at the Graduate School of Public and Development Management, University of the Witwatersrand, Title: “Managing Rural Change in the Free State, South Africa – transforming the public sector to serve the rural poor”. Dr Goldman was Head of Evaluation and Research from 2011 to 2018 and also served as Deputy Director General (DDG) from 2017 to 2018 at the Department of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME). Dr Goldman has 40 years of experience, working in 19 countries, in international organisations, in three international languages (English, Spanish and French).