Est. 2011

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ImpactReady Limited is a women-owned and women-led firm delivering high impact management consulting services to the United Nations, civil society, and social businesses.

Our work speaks for itself.

For over a decade, ImpactReady has produced and contributed to highly-rated participatory, gender-responsive and feminist evaluations.

Evaluation of UNFPA support to population dynamics and data


Independently rated: “Very Good”

Joint evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Elimination of Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change Phase III (2018-2021)


Independently rated: “Very Good”

Joint evaluation of the UNFPA-UNICEF Joint Programme on the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation: Accelerating Change, Phase I and II (2008–2017)


Independently rated: “Very Good”

Corporate evaluation of UN Women’s strategic partnerships for gender equality and the empowerment of women: Final synthesis report

UN Women

In partnership with Lattanzio
Independently rated: “Very Good”

Independent Global Programme Evaluation of the Fund for Gender Equality, 2009-2017

UN Fund for Gender Equality

Independently rated: “Very Good”

Gender Responsive Budgeting Regional Project Final Evaluation

UN Women

Independently rated: “Very Good”

Corporate evaluation of UNFPA support to the prevention of, response to and elimination of gender-based violence and harmful practices (2012–2017)


In partnership with ITAD
Independently rated: “Very Good”

Portfolio Evaluation of Kazakhstan Multi-Country Office for Central Asia

UN Women

Independently rated: “Very Good”

An empowered future: Corporate evaluation of UN Women’s contribution to women’s economic empowerment

UN Women

Independently rated: “Very Good”

Independent Evaluation of the Recovery of Acholi Youth (RAY) Project, Uganda

Norwegian Refugee Council

Setting the Standard.

ImpactReady has a rich history leading the quality assurance of the evaluation function for leading United Nations Organizations.

Global Evaluation Report Oversight System

UN Women
Global Evaluation Report Assessment and Analysis System

International Labour Organization
Independent Evaluation of the Evaluation Function

Meet our team

Our core team works with a global network of thematic and local specialists.

Maria Borisova

Managing Director

An effective and experienced manager, Maria draws on a rich range of business, development and entrepreneurial experiences: successfully building partnerships and delivering projects in 14 countries across four continents. Maria has worked effectively with everyone from the highest levels of government and business, to the global ultra-wealthy, to beneficiaries of UN development programmes. She is bilingual (English-Russian), with an educational background in development, media, gender, and administration; and a track record of success across a range of sophisticated markets.

Susie Turrall

Evaluation Team Leader

Susie has proven her ability to successfully navigate teams through complex, sensitive and multidimensional human rights issues to deliver high quality and credible evaluations, including the Joint Programme on FGM phases 1-3 evaluations and the final evaluation of the UNFPA Global Programme on GBSS. With a background in rural participatory appraisal, she contributes the valuable perspectives of an adviser to national systems, and community-level experience of evaluating gender and social norms programming.

Katie Tong

Humanitarian Team Leader

Katie is a recognised protection and humanitarian evaluation expert. She has two decades of humanitarian and development experience in both HQ and field office settings across Africa and Asia. Building on this, Katie has eight years of extensive experience in evaluation, assessment, and review, particularly for UN agencies including UNHCR, UNFPA, UNICEF, and WFP. Her technical expertise is grounded in GBV, broader protection and inclusion, and accountability. Katie has substantive technical experience of working in several Arab states.

Silvia Salinas Mulder

Senior Gender Expert

Silvia has over thirty years’ experience of providing her expertise on gender equality and civil society to a wide range of UN, bilateral and civil society organisations, including UNFPA, UN Women, UNICEF, UNDP, Marie Stopes, Population Council, SNV, Helvatas, Mama Cash, and MenEngage (among many others). She has done extensive work in relation to decolonizing evaluation, including as a keynote speaker at the South African Monitoring and Evaluation Association Conference on Decolonizing Evaluation in 2019. Silvia is also a practitioner, leading her own social change initiatives.

Giulia de Bernardi

Evaluation Specialist

Giulia has twelve years’ experience and brings French language skills to the core evaluation team in addition to her strong technical and methodological grounding. Some of her more recent work includes the UNFPA/UNICEF joint evaluation of the Joint Programme on FGM, a web-based survey targeting 300+ South African women entrepreneurs for a UN Women evaluation, advising on theory-based approaches to impact evaluation, and building a M&E system for a programme reaching 4,000 survivors of GBV in DRC.