Who We Are

Asia-Pacific Institute for Monitoring, Evaluation and Research – APIMER was established in 2014 to primarily address and respond to the huge gaps in monitoring, evaluation and research prevalent in the Asia and Pacific region and meet the increasing and diverse demands by organizations and institutions for high-quality outputs of monitoring,


Institutions and Organizations in Asia-Pacific region have strong well-developed functional MER systems that meet their monitoring, evaluation and research needs; Quality Data, Progress Assessment, Program Improvement, Planning, Decision-Making, Accountability, Reporting, Continuous Learning And Impact Assessment.


To establish strong monitoring, evaluation and research systems among organizations and institutions in the Asia-Pacific region through training, capacity development, mentorship and strategic partnership so that they can enjoy the wholesome benefits of Monitoring, evaluation and research. The purpose of M&E is not to produce more data and information rather to inform action.evaluation and research exercises. The head offices of APIMER are strategically located in Papua New Guinea (PNG) to coordinate the provision of services across the island nations of the Pacific and Asia region.

APIMER exist to provide robust, locally developed state-of-the art monitoring, evaluation and research services to countries in Asia-Pacific regions designed to meet the specific, unique and diverse needs of each individual organisation. APIMER nurtures M&E and Research solutions that meet the challenges of the region. APIMER exists to increase widely knowledge on the theory, practice and use of monitoring and evaluation and research services and outputs in the Asia-Pacific region. APIMER seeks to position itself as the leading agency and preferred provider for the full range of monitoring, evaluation and research services in the Asia-Pacific region.

Our Values


We are committed to excellence in everything we do and strive to deliver value to our clients.

Efficiency and Effectiveness

We seek effective and efficient ways to solve problems, better serve our clients, and to remain fiscally responsible.

Team work and Partnership

We believe that to make programs sustainable and scalable, we need to strengthens systems by working stakeholders and partners who include governments, NGOs, private sector.

Honesty and Accountability

We take full responsibility for our activities. We are accountable for our activities. We honor our commitments and take pride in our work.

Transparency and Integrity

We readily and openly provide information. We proactively communicate our work status, priorities, and deadlines. We make clear the rationale for our recommendations. We convey changes immediately and consistently.

Entrepreneurship and Innovativeness

Innovation is the identification of a novel idea that creates new value. Innovation means developing creative solutions and putting them into action.


Empowerment is the practice of sharing information, resources, and power with individuals so that they can make informed decisions to solve their problems, improve service and performance.

Continuous Learning

We seek to improve ourselves and our work continually through reflection and evaluation. We design and assess programs with an eye towards constant improvement.

Summary of Our Values

  • We do what we say
  • We do it with respect
  • We execute with speed
  • We do it with integrity
  • We work as a team
  • We make tough decisions
  • We take prudent risks
  • We are accountable for our actions
  • We work for results
  • We look for creative ways of doing it differently

Our Team

  1. Board of Advisors

APIMER is in the process of establishing the Board of Advisors. The board of Advisors also the Board of Trustees is made up of group of people with vast global experience in management and advisory.

  1. Leadership Team

Ayella Fred Brown – Executive Director

Ayella Fred Brown - Executive Director and founder APIMER

Ayella Fred Brown – Executive Director & founder APIMER

Brown is the current leader of the organization. Brown is responsible for providing energy, vision and direction for the organization and work across the Asia-Pacific region. A graduate of Bachelor of Statistics from the prestigious university of Makerere University Uganda, Brown is an ambitious, energetic, hardworking, exceptional brilliant young man. Brown founded APIMER after working and seeing the huge M&E gaps in Papua New Guinea.

Brown is an international development professional experienced in managing for results. Brown has more than 20 years experience in program management, monitoring and evaluation, training, design, facilitation, knowledge management, and capacity building. Brown has designed and led many workshops and seminars for staff and the stakeholders. He also has comprehensive monitoring and evaluation background. Brown has experience in developing results frameworks, causal models, and logframes. Brown is proficient in developing practical performance indicators based on work plans and technical approach. He is effective in designing and implementing performance management systems for accountability, learning, and action and is experienced in most qualitative and quantitative data collection methods. Brown has vast knowledge of the African and Pacific Region.

Brown started his career in Uganda in 1999 and progressed fast through the ranks of management because of his unique abilities. Most of his work has been in sub-Saharan Africa. Brown has work with most of the international development organizations in sub-Saharan African and the Pacific to include World Vision, Catholic Relief Services, Lutheran World Federation, Food for the Hungry. Brown has designed and implemented several multimillion dollar multi-year humanitarian, social and development projects. Brown has implemented numerous projects in sub-Saharan and the Pacific that focus on education, health, agriculture, water, food security, shelter, water, climate change, sanitation, HIV and AIDS reproductive health, forestry, nutrition, human rights, democracy, good governance, environment, micro-enterprise development before he decided to establish a career in monitoring and evaluation.

Brown has been on the forefront of establishing numerous non-governmental organizations in Uganda many of which are successful entities. He established the Monitoring and evaluation department for the World Vision rehabilitation project in Northern Uganda. He strengthened the M&E system of Lutheran World Federation transforming it into one of the best in the country. When Joint Clinical Research Center was awarded the THALAS project a US$ 19.5 million 5-year USAID funded HIV project Brown was the man identified to lead the M&E department. Brown also established the M&E system for the SCIPHA project a US$ 30 million HIV project to strengthen capacity of HIV service providers. He develops M&E systems for humanitarian, social or development projects.

Brown has vast experience working and implementing projects funded by major development agencies, including USAID, DFAT, DFID, DANIDA, SIDA, World Bank, European Commission, European Union, Asian Development Bank, Japanese Aid and philanthropy organizations. Brown has consistently demonstrated excellent leadership skill, and an aptitude for working collaboratively with civil society clients, public and private. His passion and commitment to innovative approaches to MER challenges and knowledge of the sector’s wider policy and operational contexts are invaluable assets to APIMER.

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