Gianluca Ragusa

: 6 juin 2016

A propos

Dear Madam/Sir,

Master of Science (+5), Aquatic Biology, 1st Rome University, 1989, Master in Technical Cooperation projects management, International Training Centre, ILO, 2000 and certificates of virtual attendance: “Emerging practices in development evaluations”, "Equity-focused and gender-responsive evaluations", "National evaluation capacity development for country-led M&E systems". Evaluation Partners – UNICEF/IOCE March to May and September 2013. Several post-graduate training courses in aquatic resources sustainable management and fisheries.


27 years post-graduate experience in marine and inland aquatic resources sustainable and equitable development and management, in Africa, Caribbean, Europe, Mediterranean, and South East Asia. International experience: African Union (AU-IBAR), Indian Ocean Commission and World Bank (International consultancies), EC DEVCO, EC MARE, USAID.


Field: Albania, Algeria, Belgium, Botswana, Congo Brazzaville, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Gabon, Ghana, Western Indian Ocean (Mauritius, Seychelles, Kenya, Tanzania, Comoros, Madagascar), Jamaica, Italy, Ivory Coast, Libya, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Norway, Philippines, Romania, Sierra Leone, Senegal, The Gambia, ;


FAO, February 2018. Selected/interviewed for the position of evaluation specialist of the final evaluation of the FAO-GEF project creating a trans-boundary environmental protection corridor between Ghana and Cote d’Ivoire. FAO, January 2018. Selected/interviewed for the position of Project Formulation Specialist at ; Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, December 2017. Selected/interviewed for the position of consultant of Aichi lager 11. UNDP, December 2017. International Consultant – Mid-Term Review of the UNDP - GEF Project “Strengthening Sustainability of Protected Area Management in Myanmar. UNDP Philippines, December 2017. Shortlisted for the position of International consultant for coastal and ocean governance. FAO, November 2017. Shortlisted/interviewed for the FishCode Common Oceans MCS Consultant position. African Development Bank, November 2017. Shortlisted/interviewed for the Chief Fisheries Officer (coordinator Blue economy) position. European Fishery Control Agency, October 2017.  Shortlisted for the position of Project Officer (EFCA-CA-FGIV-1701).  UNDP, October 2017. Shortlisted for the Gulf of Mottama International advisor position.  UNDP, September 2017. Shortlisted for the Mid-term Review of the UNDP-GEF funded project in Myanmar.  UNDP, June 2017.  Shortlisted for the international consultant position of the final evaluation of the ERSA project in Mali. FAO Somalia, September 2017. Shortlisted/interviewed for the Fishery Officer (P3) position in Somalia. Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency, August 2017. Shortlisted/interviewed for the Executive Officer and the Fisheries Management Advisor positions. UNDP Philippines, August 2017. Shortlisted/interviewed for the International Consultant position for the Development of Tuna Supply Chain Analysis. UNOPS, July 2017.  Shortlisted/interviewed for the position of mariculture specialist (YSLM  project).  FAO Mali, July 2017. Shortlisted/interviewed for the position of international consultant:  institutional advice on the elaboration of a programme for food security, nutrition, and sustainable agriculture. ILO, April 2017. Shortlisted/interviewed for the project manager (SEA Fisheries) position. World Food Programme, March 2017. Included in the Roster of Evaluation Experts. FAO Malawi, March 2017. Shortlisted/interviewed for the GEF Fisheries project position. FAO, November 2016. Shortlisted/interviewed for the Fish Code Common Oceans P-3 project officer (Tuna) ; FAO,  September 2016. Shortlisted/interviewed  for the fisheries officer (Coordinator - Fisheries Global Record Programme) ; FAO, May 2016. Shortlisted/interviewed for the Senior policy officer (Fishery and Aquaculture) (ECOWAS) position. World Bank, April 2016. Shortlisted/interviewed for the national workshop on fisheries certification norms in Mauritania. UNDP, February 2016. Shortlisted/Interviewed for the position of international consultant on sustainable fishing industry and aquaculture development in Kazakhstan. International Union Conservation of Nature (IUCN), 2013 -2020. Commission Member - CEM Coastal Ecosystems Group.  Commission Member – CEM Island Ecosystems Thematic Group, Commission Member. Included in the FEG Fisheries experts roster and in the SSC Freshwater Fish Specialist ; Oxfam, October 2015. Shortlisted/interviewed for a fisheries and strategic development consultant position in Somalia. IFAD Yemen, December 2014. Shortlisted/interviewed for an ITA sustainable aquaculture consultant position. Sustainable Fisheries Partnership (SFP), September 2014. Shortlisted/interviewed for the SFP Director ;United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), August 2014. Shortlisted /interviewed for the position of associate program officer in ;FAO, June 2014. Shortlisted/interviewed for the fishery officer (statistics on fishing Fleet) position. FAO Somalia, January 2014. Shortlisted/interviewed for a project coordinator position. IUCN, November 2013. Shortlisted /interviewed for the position of Coordinator IUCN Regional Marine and Coastal Program (MACO) in the Central and West Africa. IUCN, October 2013. Included in the IUCN’s global gender office’s gender expert network. FAO, August 2013. Shortlisted/interviewed for the global tuna project coordinator position. CTB, February 2012. Shortlisted/interviewed for a long-term expert position in organizational and institutional development, co-manager in Mali. FAO, November 2011. Shortlisted/interviewed for the fishery and aquaculture expert position in Abu Dhabi. FAO, May 2011. Shortlisted/interviewed for the Executive Director position of the General Fishery Council for the Mediterranean (GFCM). UNOPS, August 2010. Shortlisted/interviewed for the senior Fishery expert position of the Sulu-Celebes project. UNOPS, April 2010. Shortlisted/interviewed for the regional project position of the ATSEA Arafura and Timor Seas ecosystem action. UNDP Office Mauritius and Seychelles, February 2010. Shortlisted/interviewed for the position of socio-economic data processing and analysis. UNIDO, February 2009. Shortlisted/interviewed for the coordinator position of GLCME program (Ghana). SEAFO regional organization, October 2008. Shortlisted/interviewed in Windhoek (Namibia) for the Executive Secretary position. SRCF regional organization. August 2008. Shortlisted/interviewed for the coordinator position. UNOPS, April 2008.  Shortlisted/interviewed for ASCLME program coordinator position in South Africa.


Aquatic ;Sustainable and equitable management of the aquatic ecosystems  Sustainable management of marine and coastal ; Marine and inland fisheries and aquaculture sustainable and equitable development and management. Monitoring Control and Surveillance (MCS) and IUU fishing. Policies and governance. Institutional strengthening and capacity building. Strong skills for working in/with International Organizations and in/with multicultural teams, as well as for field-based activities in Developing Countries programs and projects. Negotiation skills (Surveying, Participatory approach, Co-management, Vocational Training, Workshops and Awareness campaigns). Wide knowledge of tender and program/project design, implementation, management, and evaluation, including PCM (Programming, Identification, Formulation, Financing, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation) of the main Funding Donors. Experience in strategic management and evaluation of large programs and projects, as well as ;programs or projects design and implementation, preparation of Terms of Reference (services) and evaluation of offers ( evaluation of grant proposals, evaluations (ex-ante, interim, ex-post etc.), ;Good ability to lead, motivate and work in Team and for working with decentralized and stakeholders Organizations. Great interest in field-based activities worldwide. Great attitude to travel. Excellent command of English, French Italian (mother tongue) languages.

Looking forward hearing from you, let me thank you, Madam/Sir, for the efforts done to enhance the International cooperation, sustainable development and to eradicate poverty and hunger.


Gianluca RAGUSA – International consultant (Fisheries and aquaculture specialist)

Via Tuscia, 7 - 00191 Rome (Italy)
Ph.: (+39) 063291240 Mobile: (+39) 3393096798


Secteurs d'expertise:

 Marine et côte
 Développement durable
 Développement et coopération
 Politique régionale
 Coopération interrégionale
 Développement de projets
 Planification de projet
 Gestion de projets internationaux
 Évaluation des politiques et gouvernance

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