Simon leads the aidinfo programme, having previously worked for aidinfo for a number of years advising on data standards and the application of technology.
He oversees the day to day management of the programme, ensuring that it’s on track to meet its targets in addition to devising and implementing aidinfo’s next phase of strategy. Additionally, he provides support to the Technical Advisory Group of the International Aid Transparency Initiative (IATI), leading on the data formats, technical architecture and systems workstream. This supports existing and new information providers in assessing impact and implementing the IATI standard.
Simon joined us from the UK’s Department for International Development (DFID) and brings first-hand experience of delivering improvements to the systems that underpin donor business processes and systems.
Prior to joining DFID, Simon worked at the BBC as a media data consultant, analysing complex data requirements and advising on the use of data standards.