Joseph Nhan-O'Reilly

Co-founder and executive director

International Parliamentary Network for Education

Joseph Nhan-O’Reilly is the executive director of the International Parliamentary Network for Education (IPNEd) which is hosted by Results UK.

Prior to establishing IPNEd he worked for over a decade at Save the Children leading the design and delivery of education programming and advocacy.

In 2010 he was elected by northern civil society to the newly constituted Global Partnership for Education board and from 2014 to 2017 was the inaugural chair of GPE’s Strategy and Policy Committee.

He was a member of the design team for Education Cannot Wait the new global fund for education in emergencies and served on its Executive Committee.
In 2018 he was appointed by the Secretary of State for International Development to the UK National Commission for UNESCO where as a Non-Executive Director he supports the UK’s engagement with UNESCO on global education.

He is currently the Chair of the Global Book Alliance a multi-stakeholder initiative working to transform book development, procurement and distribution to ensure that no child is without books.