Mike Green

Mike Green

Policy and advocacy adviser

Mike Green is policy and advocacy adviser at Bond. He advices members on policy issues including quality and quantity of official development assistance (ODA).
In the UK, he leads engagement with the government on UK aid policy, including with the Department for International Development, HM Treasury, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, the Department for Health, as well as cross-Whitehall funds including the Conflict, Stability and Security Fund led by the National Security Council, and the Prosperity fund. Mike also convenes sector engagement around the G7 / G20, the OECD Development Assistance Committee, the Independent Commission for Aid Impact (ICAI) and aid inquiries by the House of Commons International Development Select Committee.

Prior to working for Bond, Mike worked for a human rights NGO, leading their public affairs work across Whitehall as well undertaking advocacy at the European Union and the United Nations Human Rights council. He was also a senior parliamentary assistant in the House of Commons for 5 years, running a number of Middle East and North Africa APPGs and winning the Dods "Parliamentary Researcher of the Year" award.

Email: mgreen@bond.org.uk


UK aid delivery
New statistics show that the UK provided £13.4bn of ODA in 2016, meeting the 0.7% aid spending commitment.
20 November 2017
A young mother at awareness raising session in Mauritania
With EU states missing the 0.7% aid spending target, the UK has an opportunity to influence the development work of fellow European countries.
31 October 2017
UK aid being unloaded
An increase in aid during turbulent times is welcome but it is important that government departments have a rigorous focus on effectiveness, accountability and transparency.
7 April 2017