John Cosgrave is an independent evaluator based in Ireland. He has more than 30 years of experience of humanitarian action and development in over 60 countries. His initial academic training was in engineering, and he holds three masters degrees (in engineering, management, and social science). He has led 34 evaluations in the humanitarian sector in the last 14 years and participated in another 18. John has worked for NGOs, Donors and for the United Nations.