Rob Lloyd is the Managing Partner of Itad, guiding the company’s strategic direction and chairing its Executive Committee.
Rob is a passionate advocate of the use of evidence and learning to improve social impact, and has spent the past two decades advising governments, foundations, and global alliances on how best to do this.
He has advised the Norwegian aid administration on results-based management and organisational learning, supported Porticus in its approach to portfolio strategy and systems change, and advised the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on its advocacy strategies in Family Planning, and Development Policy and Finance.
Previously Rob was at Bond where he led 320 UK development NGOs and their funders, in developing innovative sector wide approaches to measuring performance and impact. Prior to that he worked at the One World Trust where he led the Global Accountability Project, a cross sector initiative that brought together International NGOs, companies and multilateral agencies to develop common principles and practices of accountability and transparency.
Rob has published widely on issues of evidence and learning, and has had featured in the Guardian, Alliance Magazine, Ethical Corporation, the Journal for Development Effectiveness, and Global Governance.
He has a BA in Geography from King’s College London, and a MA in Governance and Development from the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex.