Matodzi Amisi is a director of evaluation in the Department of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation based in the Office of the Presidency. She has over 10 years’ experience in research and evaluation of housing/human settlements within the public service. For the past three years, she has been involved in developing the South African National Evaluation System and promoting the use of evaluations to support evidence-based policy and decision-making in government. She has worked closely with both the Departments of Social Development and Human Settlements. Matodzi brings extensive experience in translating and brokering research/evaluation evidence to improve application in policy and management decisions within government.