Dane Rogers is a Non-Executive Director of Itad and has been with the company since 1993. An agricultural economist by training, Dane is an experienced planner, evaluator and institutional development expert, as well as an accomplished trainer and facilitator.

He has twenty five years’ experience across a range of sectors and disciplines including governance, capacity development, aid effectiveness, poverty reduction strategies, pro poor growth, climate change, local government and decentralisation, community development, HIV/AIDS, rural development and vocational education and training. Dane has extensive experience of working with DFID, the EC, the African Development Bank, Danida, UN agencies, the World Bank and the OECD. He has worked extensively in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.

Dane was appointed an Itad Director in 2000, became a shareholder in 2004, took over management of Itad’s operations in 2007 and was appointed Managing Director by the Board in 2010.

Since 2007, Itad’s operations, staffing and reputation have grown substantially and in 2011 the company underwent a successful management buy-out of the founding directors. A recent highlight in the company’s continuing development is a joint initiative with the Institute for Development Studies to establish the Centre for Development Impact, which aims to improve the assessment of impact on the poor, particularly through the use of appropriate, mixed method and robust evaluation designs.

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