John was a Professor of NGO Management at City University’s Bayes (formerly Cass) Business School in London where he was the Director of its MSc in NGO Management. He has extensive international experience working with NGOs and civil society organisations, and has worked in over fifty different countries. He has undertaken a range of consultancies and evaluations for many different clients. He was one of the founders of the Oxford-based International NGO Training and Research Centre (INTRAC). His research and publications have focused on the leadership and management of international NGOs, and the strategic issues facing charities, NGOs and other development agencies.