John Fargher is a performance management specialist with more than 20 years senior management experience in public and private companies as well as 31 years international experience in human and economic development in more than 80 countries. His career has focussed on the management and governance of implementation for economic development and sustainable livelihoods programs at project, program, national and regional scales. He works extensively with the private sector, bilateral development agencies and multilateral financing institutions. John has graduate qualifications in agricultural science and post graduate qualifications in economics, management and evaluation. He is a member of the American Evaluation Association and the Australasian Evaluation Society.
As a performance management specialist John has designed, implemented and reviewed monitoring and evaluation systems at national, sectoral, program and project scales for donors and governments. His current work for the Australian government includes providing performance management services to Australian Aid in the Caribbean, Latin America, Pacific Regional and Vanuatu programs. In the past 4 years he has led 17 independent evaluations for investments exceeding $400 million in the Caribbean, Indonesia, Latin America, PNG and Vietnam. In the same time, John has led or contributed to designs for more than $350 million of new initiatives in East Africa, West Africa, Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam.
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