John is a co-director of IRCs Global Programme, lead of the Research and Learning group within IRCs Change Hub and a member of the management team. The Change Hub supports IRCs focus country programmes to deliver innovative and impactful activities that strengthen systems and improve services, facilitates planning monitoring, analysis and learning organisation wide, and uses evidence and our influencing skills in search of progress at regional and global levels. John is a Briton and European, working from Lodz in Poland where he lives with his family. He has been at IRC since 2005. Between 2016 and 2019 he was the country director in Ethiopia. He has current roles in the Rural Water Supply Network and the Agenda for Change.