Amanda Bengtsson Jallow

Senior Consultant

Kontor: Sverige
E-post: amanda.bengtsson.jallow@technopolis-group.com

Amanda Bengtsson Jallow works as a Senior Consultant at Technopolis Group’s subsidiary in Sweden. She is experienced with public policy evaluation and has contributed to and led evaluations, impact assessments and benchmarking studies in her current and previous work in the private sector. She has successfully applied qualitative and quantitative methods, such as interviews, desk research, case studies, mappings, and surveys. Amanda works primarily with higher education, research and innovation, as well as regional, social and sustainable development. Before joining Technopolis Group, she worked with the Swedish consultancy company Kontigo (now WSP Advisory Sweden), which is specialised in assessing public policies for regional, social and environmentally sustainable development. In 2018, Amanda obtained her master’s degree in political science from Stockholm University. The principal subjects of her degree were national and global equality policies studies, European public policy studies, and global and regional governance. During her master’s studies, she did an exchange semester at the University of Limerick in Ireland, where she studied international political economy, international co-operation, conflict, and development studies. She holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stockholm University whit a focus on management policy, implementation, and public policy evaluation. In addition to her degree, she has studied Gender Studies. Amanda’s mother tongue is Swedish, and she has advanced knowledge of English and a good understanding of Norwegian and Danish.

Relevant recent and current assignments include:

  • The Swedish Energy Agency, Vinnova and Formas, Evaluation of the Strategic innovation programme Viable Cities 2030, 2022
  • UNESCO, External Evaluation of the Shenzhen-FIT Project on Quality Assurance in Higher Education in Africa, 2022 Confederation of Swedish Enterprise, Labour market relevance and quality in higher education in Sweden, 2022
  • The Swedish Energy Agency, Evaluation of the research and innovation programme Design for energy-efficient everyday life, 2022
  • Vinnova, Analysis of added value for Sweden through interaction and partnership in the European Union Framework Programme, 2022
  • Formas, Mid-term Evaluation of the National Research Programme within Migration and Integration, 2022
  • Formas, Mid-term Evaluation of the National Research Programme on Sustainable Spatial Planning, 2022
  • NOKUT, Evaluation of Norway’s student survey “Studiebarometeret”, 2022
  • The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Evaluation of Four Initiatives for Labour Market and Skills Supply, 2021
  • UNESCO, Mid-Term Evaluation of Organization for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD), 2021
  • Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency and Formas, Evaluation of the Strategic innovation programme Infra Sweden 2030, 2021(project manager)
  • Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency and Formas, Evaluation of the Strategic innovation programme Drive Sweden, 2021
  • IKEM, Mapping of companies working with advanced materials, 2021
  • European Commission (DG COMM), Evaluation of the EU Open for Business Campaign, 2021
  • University of Oslo, Digital Life Norway, 2021 (author of two benchmarking studies)
  • NOKUT, Investigation of a possible parallel structure in the Norwegian National Qualification Framework (NQF) for lifelong learning, 2020
  • Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency and Formas, Evaluation of the Strategic innovation programme for Graphene, 2020
  • Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency and Formas, Evaluation of the Strategic innovation programme Innovair, 2020
  • The Swedish Higher Education Authority (UKÄ), Evaluation of the national quality assurance system for higher education, 2019 (deputy project manager)
  • Luleå University of Technology, Evaluation of CAMM – Centre for Advanced Mining and
    Metallurgy, 2019 (project member and temporary project manager)
  • The Finnish Prime Minister’s office, ‘Innovation-friendly regulation’ – an international benchmarking study, 2019
  • Norway’s Ministry of Education and Research, Evaluation of the effects of Norwegian participation in the EU’s framework programmes for research and innovation, 2019
  • The Irish Department of Public Expenditure and Reform, Provision of Review of Structures for the Management of ESIF Programmes in Ireland, 2019 (author of two benchmarking studies on ESIF in Sweden and Denmark)
  • The Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research, Analysis of intersectoral mobility, 2019
  • The Swedish Energy Agency, Impact assessment of the Swedish Energy Agency’s Bioenergy efforts, 2019
  • Vinnova, the Swedish Energy Agency, Formas, Evaluation of the Strategic innovation programme for the Swedish mining and metal producing industry, 2019
  • The Swedish Energy Agency, Evaluation of the competence centre ’Swedish Electromobility Centre’ (SEC), 2019
  • Business Finland, Evaluation of Programmes Changing Practices for Innovation by Means of Public Procurements, Collaboration and Co-Creation, 2019 (author of a benchmarking study on the Swedish innovation arena Smart Housing Småland)
  • The Research Council of Norway, Evaluation of Barriers and Opportunities for Norwegian Participation in the European Research Council (ERC), 2018
  • The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Mapping of Swedish tourist organisations and the domestic tourist industry, 2016
  • The Public Health Agency of Sweden, Result, and impact monitoring of HIV prevention efforts for the Public Health Agency of Sweden, 2016
  • Region Västra Götaland (VGR), Evaluation of the Biogas development programme ‘Biogas Väst’, 2016
  • The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Migration, entrepreneurship, and establishment – A study of the preconditions for working and establishing new companies as an asylum seekers or newcomer in Sweden, 2016
  • Region Skåne, Evaluation of Infection control Skåne’s project ’Kondomkunskap’ (condom knowledge), 2016
  • Kontigo, Internal project, internal report/research for proposal for ESI-Support – the European Social fund’s support function located at the Swedish ESF Council, 2016
  • Transport analysis, Foreign-borns’ experiences of the Swedish transport system, 2015
  • Region Gävleborg, Ongoing evaluation and process support to Region Gävleborg in the implementation of the regional development strategy, 2015
  • The Council for the Stockholm Mälar Region, Mapping of the regional innovation systems and the cooperation between actors within the region, 2015
  • The Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth, Evaluation of the European Regional Development Fund’s company projects, 2015
  • Formas – the Swedish Research Council for sustainable development, Mapping of Swedish research institutes’ test and demonstration plants, 2015
  • The Government of Åland, Social impact assessment of environmental regulations on the Åland islands, 2015
  • Vinnova, ‘Effects of Vinnväxt in Swedish regions’ – an impact evaluation in Swedish regions of the VINNVÄXT programme issued by Vinnova, 2015

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