Benoît Gauthier is a Credentialed Evaluator. His current involvement is mainly in graduate teaching in evaluation, in research on evaluation, in evaluation practice, and in indefectible support of civil society organizations (CSO) structuring the evaluation globe. Benoît has been an evaluator since 1984 – first as a federal public servant, then as a consultant. He has completed more than 500 research and intervention assignments including more than 100 evaluations. He teaches in program evaluation at École nationale d’administration publique (ENAP), where he is an adjunct professor, and Carleton University. Over the years, he has also taught at University of Ottawa and Université du Québec en Outaouais. He is an Honorary Fellow of the Northern Institute, Charles Darwin University. He has provided training in the United States, Australia, Sénégal, Morocco, Uganda, Kyrgyzstan, and South Africa. Benoît has completed several research projects on evaluation practice in Canada. Some have led to publications in peer-reviewed journals. He is the joint editor of the textbook entitled Recherche sociale : de la problématique à la collecte des données, an introduction to social research, which has gone through six French editions so far and one Portuguese edition. He is keenly interested in the dynamics of the use of evaluation at the moment. Benoît is invested personally in the Canadian Evaluation Society, the Réseau francophone de l’évaluation, the International Organization for Cooperation in Evaluation, and EvalPartners since the turn of the century. He has taken on roles of Treasurer, Vice-President, and President in these CSOs. Benoît holds master’s degrees in political science and in public administration from Université Laval and from ENAP. He has completed course work and comprehensive examinations toward a doctorate in political science at Carleton University. Over the years, he has acquired the Credentialed Evaluator, Certified Marketing Research Professional, and Certified Management Consultant certifications.