National University of Singapore
Rob John is an independent philanthropy consultant based in Cambridge, UK. He has published widely on venture philanthropy as a fellow at the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship, Oxford and NUS Business School, Singapore. Rob has helped build two philanthropy networks - the European Venture Philanthropy Association (EVPA) and the Asian Venture Philanthropy Network (AVPN). His website www.givingcircles.asia tracks the growth and development of collective philanthropy in Asia. Philanthropy is his third career, having started out as a research chemist before moving to international aid and development.