Howard joined the NIKE Foundation in 2012 as Vice President and Managing Director.
Prior to Nike, he held senior roles across the UK Government, including at the Department for International Development (DFID) and the Prime Minister's Performance and Innovation Unit. He led DFID's largest programmes in India and Ethiopia, and ran Top Management Group and the office of the Secretary of State. In Ethiopia, he co-chaired the Development Assistance Group, coordinating the most impactful investment of more than $3 billion/year of official development assistance to Ethiopia.
A widely respected expert in the development sector, Howard brings his experience in accelerating growth and development to Girl Effect's work.