John Tizard

John is an independent strategic adviser and commentator on public policy, governance and public services working with organisations from the public, business, voluntary and community, charity and trade union sectors as well as think tanks and academic institutions. He regularly advises, writes, speaks and comments on public policy, public services, leadership and cross sector- collaboration in the UK and internationally.

John is currently a trustee and non-executive director of a number of charities and social businesses including Tomorrow’s People and B-side, which is a community arts organisation in Dorset. He is chair of Action Space and is an honorary adviser to the National Association for Voluntary Action (navca).

John has been a senior executive in the charity and corporate sectors, and is a former county councillor and leader. John has chaired a number of school governing bodies.

He has been an evaluator for the European Public Services Awards in 2011, 2013 and 2015.

He is an economic and mathematics graduate of the London School of Economics; and has been an Honorary Senior Fellow at the University of Birmingham and a Visiting Fellow at London South Bank and Kingston Universities. He is a Fellow of the RSA.

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