John Mayne

Dr. Mayne is an independent advisor on public sector performance. He has worked for 30 years in the federal government of Canada in evaluation, RBM and auditing. He has also worked with a number of organizations and jurisdictions, including several agencies of the UN, the Challenge Program on Water and Food, the European Union, the Scottish Government, the United Nations Secretariat, the International Development Research Centre, the Asian Development Bank and several Canadian federal departments on results management, evaluation and accountability issues. Until 2004, he was at the Office of the Auditor General where he led efforts at developing practices for effective managing for results and performance reporting in the government of Canada, as well as leading the Office’s audit efforts in accountability and governance. Prior to 1995, Dr. Mayne was with the Canadian Treasury Board Secretariat and Office of the Comptroller General. He has authored numerous articles and reports, and edited five books in the areas of program evaluation, public administration and performance monitoring. In 1989 and in 1995, he was awarded the Canadian Evaluation Society Award for Contribution to Evaluation in Canada. In 2006, he became a Canadian Evaluation Society Fellow.