Julia Compton

Team Leader

Julia Compton’s background is in agricultural research and rural development, predominantly in Africa.. She worked for ten years in the UK Department for International Development (DFID), first as a rural livelihoods adviser, and eventually as deputy head of evaluation. Since leaving DFID in 2010 she has worked as an independent consultant specialising in evaluation, agriculture and food security and rural development. Julia recently led the evaluation of the CGIAR Research Programme on Agriculture, Nutrition and Health (A4NH).