Jon Mitchell

Jon Mitchell

Interim Managing Director
Jon Mitchell is a senior executive in international development and humanitarian affairs with extensive experience leading, managing and improving effectiveness of international NGOs. He is responsible for the implementation of a turnaround and transformation plan for the organisation to ensure its financial stability and organisational health.

Prior to joining ODI, Jon worked for Oxfam Great Britain, Plan International, and CARE International in a number of programme and leadership roles at country, regional, and global levels.

Jon has lived and worked in Africa, Asia, the Middle East, the Americas and Europe. He has a BSc in Mechanical Engineering and is a dual citizen of the UK and USA.  


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