John Coonrod

John Coonrod

John Coonrod is Executive Vice President of The Hunger Project, responsible for research and advocacy, and coordinator of the Movement for Community-led Development. He was the principal author of the 2013/2014 State of Participatory Democracy reports covering 90 countries, and has lectured at the UN, Columbia, MIT, NYU, Princeton and Harvard. He is co-chair of InterAction’s Food Security working group. Originally trained as a research physicist at Stanford (BSc) and the Berkeley (MS, PhD), since 1985 he has focused on gender-focused, community-led rural development, working extensively in Africa, Asia and Latin America.

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