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John Borton

Senior Research Associate

Humanitarian Policy Group

Portrait of John Borton

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 undertaken a variety of research, capacity development, and evaluation and writing roles. He is currently a Trustee and Area Convenor for Herts Welcomes Syrian Families – a charity supporting families being resettled in Hertfordshire.