James waters


Dr James (JJ) Waters is an international development consultant with four years’ professional experience having completed a PhD investigating the resilience of slum-dwellers in Uganda. He has broad experience working in the development sector and in-depth expertise in social science methods, community-level impact assessment and communication of complex analyses.

During his last role at Arup International Development, he advised on multiple large development projects for organisations such as the Rockefeller Foundation, the Department for International Development (DfID) and Plan International. He produced measurement frameworks to understand different urban issues and wrote high quality outputs for academic, government and general audiences, as well as developing novel research methods for the team