John Borton

John Borton

Senior Research Associate
For the last year John has been part of the HPG’s Global History of Humanitarian Action team and has a particular interest in making the history of humanitarian action more accessible to humanitarian workers.

John is a Senior Research Associate who has worked within the international humanitarian sector for 30 years in a variety of operational, evaluation, research and capacity development roles.

 

During his eleven years as an ODI Research Fellow (1991-2002) he led the establishment of what is now HPN, the landmark Study 3 of the Joint Evaluation of Emergency Assistance to Rwanda and the establishment of ALNAP, of which he was coordinator for its first five years. Since moving to a freelance role John has supported the governance and staff of a large NGO programme in Darfur status for 8 years as well as preparing annual surveys of developments in humanitarian accountability.

 

For the last year he has been part of the HPG’s Global History of Humanitarian Action team and has a particular interest in making the history of humanitarian action more accessible to humanitarian workers.

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