Susanne Hadorn is a project manager and researcher at the Center for Public Management (KPM, University of Bern), where she heads the public policy unit. Her research focus lies on public policy, especially implementation and evaluation research. She completed her Master’s degree in International Development with a specialization in Politics and Governance at the University of Manchester and before that a Bachelor’s degree in International Management. After her employment as a finance officer in international development projects at the Swiss Red Cross including several international missions, Susanne Hadorn started working as a research assistant at the University of Bern in 2014, where she also completed her PhD. Since 2014, she has worked on various large-scale evaluation projects. Furthermore, she conducts research in the field of policy implementation and on the topic of independence of evaluations. She has knowledge in qualitative as well as quantitative methods and won, together with two colleagues, the Prix SEVAL 2020 for outstanding research on evaluation.