Joshua Kirton, from the United Kingdom, joins GHD after six years working on humanitarian programs primarily in the Middle East and North Africa. He graduated from Queen Mary, the University of London in 2010 with a BA in Modern History. While at Queen Mary he took the opportunity to study Arabic at the University of Damascus in Syria. Since graduating, Josh has specialized in monitoring & evaluation, information management, and research in a range of contexts from sudden onset disasters in the Philippines and Vanuatu to the Syria Crisis context in Jordan, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon. Most recently Josh has been working as a Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning Manager with Danish Refugee Council. Based in Beirut, Lebanon, he was responsible for establishing a comprehensive M&E system for DRC’s Syria program, producing primary & secondary research to support the formulation of evidenced-based intervention strategies, and managing the rollout of a regional information management system in the MENA region. At GHD, Josh plans to specialize in development economics and quantitative analysis.
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