Graham Spacey

Senior Evaluation and Learning Manager

Specialisms:

sport for development, sport for peace, physical education, outdoor education; youth work, gender and sexuality issues in sport and physical education, mental health in young people, community development, digital resilience, digital interventions

Dr Graham Spacey originally trained as a Physical Education teacher, he holds a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Johannesburg (Faculty of Health Sciences). Graham’s academic background coupled with extensive experience in the field has prepared him for designing, leading, monitoring and evaluating programmes. He works with others to gather learning and insight that improve lives, transform communities and build capacity. His ability to strategically develop vision for, and assessment of achievable objectives allowed him to lead a global NGO for 16 years. Using a values-based approach, he consults for a range of public, private and community sector actors; delivers training; and conducts research and learning exercises with stakeholders, participants, and beneficiaries of various interventions to inform future best practice. At inFocus Graham works at the Project Director level and has recently overseen projects for clients in the Sport for Development space, including Youth Sports Trust, International Olympic Committee and UNESCO. Graham has also taken up a keen interest and role in collaborating with tech for good organisations such as, Parent Zone, Nominet, the Catalyst Network and Power To Change.

Dr Graham Spacey

Senior Evaluation and Learning Manager

Specialisms:

sport for development, sport for peace, physical education, outdoor education; youth work, gender and sexuality issues in sport and physical education, mental health in young people, community development, digital resilience, digital interventions

Dr Graham Spacey originally trained as a Physical Education teacher, he holds a Doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Johannesburg (Faculty of Health Sciences). Graham’s academic background coupled with extensive experience in the field has prepared him for designing, leading, monitoring and evaluating programmes. He works with others to gather learning and insight that improve lives, transform communities and build capacity. His ability to strategically develop vision for, and assessment of achievable objectives allowed him to lead a global NGO for 16 years. Using a values-based approach, he consults for a range of public, private and community sector actors; delivers training; and conducts research and learning exercises with stakeholders, participants, and beneficiaries of various interventions to inform future best practice. At inFocus Graham works at the Project Director level and has recently overseen projects for clients in the Sport for Development space, including Youth Sports Trust, International Olympic Committee and UNESCO. Graham has also taken up a keen interest and role in collaborating with tech for good organisations such as, Parent Zone, Nominet, the Catalyst Network and Power To Change.