Mr. Kaufman’s consulting practice focuses on program evaluation, performance measurement, and strategic planning. He specializes in issues involving clean and efficient energy, the environment, and economic development. An experienced program evaluator, Mr. Kaufman works with programs to understand where they are being effective and how they can improve. He has worked with clients at all stages of the program lifecycle from goal-setting and indicator development through monitoring and evaluation. His recent work has focused on measuring the energy and non-energy benefits, market development impacts, and cost-effectiveness of energy efficiency programs. He also specializes in developing performance measures that are contextually appropriate, technically sound, and feasible to collect. His clients include federal, state, and local government agencies; utilities; non-profits; private companies; and international development organizations.
Mr. Kaufman holds a B.A. magna cum laude in Economics and Politics and an M.A. in International Economics and Finance, both from Brandeis University. He is an active member of the American Evaluation Association.