John Griffiths

John Griffiths


John is a Founder Director of Rocket Science.  He heads the London team providing a range of research, consultancy and programme management services to clients across government, business and the voluntary sector, including grants management for a range of statutory and independent funders.  As a Trustee of London Funders, John has worked on The Way Ahead looking at the future of civil society support in London, and the development of London’s Giving.  A former Councillor in Tower Hamlets, John remains a non-executive Director of the award-winning social enterprise, Bikeworks CIC in Bethnal Green, where he is also a primary school governor.

Key skills:

  • Organisation and service reviews
  • Policy and strategy development
  • Evaluation of programmes and projects
  • Facilitation and partnership development


  • Grant making and social investment
  • Business engagement in community economic development
  • Local partnership development


  • BA, History, Cambridge University
  • MA, History, University of Alabama.

 Little weaknesses:

  • Cheese
  • Trains
  • Cricket