Jonathan Harle

Director of Programmes
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Jon is responsible for developing INASP’s programme strategy and for the overall delivery of INASP’s projects to support research and knowledge system in Africa, Asia and Latin America. Jon has worked at the intersections of research capacity, higher education and international development for the last 18 years. He was director of the DFID/FCDO-funded Transforming Employability for Social Change in East Africa (TESCEA) project, and previously led INASP’s Strengthening Research and Knowledge Systems (SRKS) programme.

Before joining INASP, Jon spent six years with the Association of Commonwealth Universities, developing and managing research capacity initiatives. Jon has advised bilateral and multilateral development agencies on research capacity and higher education issues and been part of several programme evaluation teams. 

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Key skills and expertise:

  • Programme strategy and management
  • Project design and development
  • Partnership development and management
  • Financial management
  • Team and programme leadership
  • Research and analysis
  • Higher education and development
  • Research and knowledge systems
  • Capacity development

Selected publications:

Senior Leadership Team
Research and Higher Education

Articles and posts