Richard Burge is an independent consultant. Previously, he was a Partner at Itad, leading the company’s work on governance and institutional strengthening. Richard has experience working in the UK government and with civil society. He has particular expertise in designing and evaluating complex, large-scale governance programmes in Africa, introducing and measuring adaptive programming and management, conducting political economy analyses, providing capacity development and developing Theories of Change. He has worked with many clients including DFID, FCO, MOD, Danida, Sida, Comic Relief and various several INGOs, including Cafod, CARE and Christian Aid.