John works as an independent trainer, consultant, coach and writer in NGO financial management.
He was head of international finance at Oxfam GB and senior lecturer in accounting and financial management at Oxford Brookes University. John has wide experience of working internationally with development and relief agencies, including the Aga Khan Foundation, British Overseas NGOs for Development, European Commission, International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies, NGO Management School and Oxfam GB. John works with organisations to design training to suit individual needs for NGO partners, staff and trustees. All courses are participatory and provide practical tools. They are supported by clear learning materials. Courses include building capacity through financial management, financial management for non-specialists, training financial trainers, and communicating finance between finance and non-finance people. His consultancy work includes reviewing and building NGO financial management capacity, and coaching individuals in financial management.
John is a professionally qualified accountant (CPFA) and teacher. He has an MBA from Brunel University and an MSc in International Development Management from the Open University. His books are available through Intrac and Practical Action Publishing.