Samantha Abbato is a senior evaluation consultant with more than twenty years of experience and strong methodological expertise across a range of qualitative and quantitative disciplines. Her academic grounding in quantitative methods is built upon a bachelor's degree in mathematics and physiology and a Masters of Public Health in epidemiology and biostatistics. She has extensive qualitative training in medical anthropology (PhD, UC Berkeley).
Sam employs a utilisation-focused approach to evaluation practice and consistently uses mixed methods, case study and collaborative processes that consistently incorporate skills transfer to clients.
• Public health
• Diverse populations (indigenous, migrant and refugee).
As an independent consultant, Sam has assisted a diverse range of clients including non-government organisations and local, state and Commonwealth government.