Arjan joined the RESULTS UK Board of Trustees in 2017. Arjan has a long background in international development, political affairs and advocacy. He is currently the Director for Strategic Policy and Public Affairs at an international animal welfare charity where he engages with governments and international institutions such as the EU, UN, and the OECD. Before joining the charity sector in the UK, Arjan worked for the United Nations in New York and the Middle East focusing on aid effectiveness and peace and security, and before that spent time in Central and Eastern Europe as an M&E expert. Away from work, Arjan likes to walk his dog, debate politics and watch football.