Jonathan Potter

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Executive Director (Interim)

8 Waldegrave Road, Teddington London TW11 8HT United Kingdom

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Phone: +44 (0)2089 777726

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" As the Executive Director I am responsible for the overall development, leadership and management of GNDR. I serve as the head of GNDR International Secretariat (the global hub office in London and regional hub offices in Africa, Asia and Latin America) and lead the implementation and continuous development of GNDR’s strategy, in close consultation with the Board, secretariat staff, members, partners and supporters."


Jonathan has a long track record of work in the humanitarian and development sectors, together with considerable expertise in the leadership and management of civil society organisations and networks. Between 2001 and 2014 Jonathan was the Executive Director of the non-governmental network People In Aid, where he oversaw considerable growth of the network, including supporting the establishment of the Core Humanitarian Standard (CHS) Alliance. Jonathan has a degree in Oriental Studies from Oxford University and a Master's in International Relations from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. He now lives in London with his family.

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