Joseph Nhan Oreilly

Joseph Nhan-O’Reilly

Director, International Parliamentary Network for Education (IPNEd)

Joseph is the co-founder and Executive Director of the International Parliamentary Network for Education which is hosted by RESULTS UK. Joseph is an experienced education expert and advocate. He worked for over a decade at Save the Children leading the design and delivery of education programming and advocacy. In 2010 Joseph 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. He was appointed by the UK’s Secretary of State for International Development to the UK National Commission for UNESCO where 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.

Skip to content