Consultant Malaria Project, ASOCIS, Bolivar, Venezuela. National Malaria Network Project – Ministry of Science, Research and Innovation.
Medical doctor with15+ years of healthcare experience in developing countries leading multicultural teams and communities in improving diagnosis and treatment of common tropical diseases.
Technical Assistant provider, analyze programs and distill approaches to addressing issues of integration, quality and scale, develop strategies for strengthening programs in health organizations in the public sector in developing countries; with organizational skills and abilities, high ethical standards, flexible and able to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.
Clinical researcher, participated in malaria research activities, including clinical trials on malaria treatment and epidemiological studies.
I have 23 years experience in aspects of the food industry. I have well developed problem solving skills and a vast knowledge of food throughout the entire value chain from production to processing to final disposition and the logistics involved in remote arduous areas. Having spent several years in Afghanistan I have an extensive network of contacts in all areas of the market economy. I integrate easily into teams and am comfortable working within multi-cultural groups.
Career defender with expertise in access to justice for indigent children and adults accused of crimes. Significant experience in appellate advocacy, juvenile justice, women in the justice system, and the rehabilitation of offenders suffering from mental illness or combating addiction.
Project Manager/DRR advisor- Asia, Save The children
A Multi-skilled Management Professional with 22+ years experience in iNGO includes 11 years of development and 11 years of humanitarian program Management experience covering thematic sectors like Farm and non-farm based Livelihood, Micro Finance, food security, WASH, shelter, Natural Resources management (significantly working through partners and local authorities), Community /School Based Disaster Risk Reduction, Climate Change Adaptation, emergency relief, recovery and rehabilitation [in war, civil unrest, flood, earthquake, Tsunami and cyclone emergencies contexts] influenced by peace building, protection and conflict sensitive approaches;
11+ years of international program Management experience with organizations like AKDN, Global Communities, Oxfam, Plan-International, Tear Fund, UNICEF, Save the Children, and Red Cross in 16 countries including Sudan, Kenya, Afghanistan, Srilanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Bhutan, Thailand, Indonesia, East Timor, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Philippines and Myanmar.
Awarded Prime Minister’s Gold medal for “Outstanding Achievement” by Royal Government of Cambodia in Sept’2011.
A peer reviewer of WASH Cluster Coordinator’s hand book ( http://www.clustercoordination.org/files/decfiles/0.0.0_wash_handbook.pdf ) published in January-2009.
Peer Reviewer and over viewed the development of National manual on “Making school disaster resilient” for Royal Govt of Bhutan, including writing “Gender Barriers in Disaster risk reductions” chapter.
I. Program Management: Strategic leadership, Program strategy, development, design, program implementation & Operations, monitoring and evaluation.
II. People Management: Performance management / staff management and recruitment of local & international staff, learning and Training & capacity building
III. Donor Contract and Reporting: Internal and external reporting including donor contract /compliance management for USAID, DFID, ECHO, DIPECHO, EU, AusAid(DFAT), NZ Aid, AIF, CIDA (DFATD), ERF etc.
IV. Advocacy: at Global, national and sub-national level on human rights and women rights
V. Partnership management: partner’s assessment, coordination, Training and capacity building of NGO, Govt and Partners staff
VI. Coordination, liasoning & networking with UN, international organizations, local organizations, Govt. authorities and public representatives for operational and implementation issues, advocating various cross cutting local and national issues on food security, livelihood and WASH sector.
Head of Business Development, Grant Thornton Consulting(Pvt) Limited
With hands on experience in proposal writing (both solicited & unsolicited), I am well versed in procurement guidelines of clients. Having a rich experience of working with consulting firms both national and international, I am an expert in business development, achieving client satisfaction through services delivery, project coordination and project management. Being adept in identification of funding opportunities and securing businesses for firms by developing networks and clients-pitching, my functional expertise also includes Networking, Persuasion, Prospecting, Public Speaking, Research, Writing, Closing Skills, Motivation for Sales, Prospecting Skills, Sales Planning, Identification of Customer Needs and Challenges, Territory Management, Market Knowledge and Meeting Sales Goals. For having excellent communication and leadership skills, I am excellent in team management and coordination.
Freelance consultant specialized in sustainable private sector development, financial inclusion, social and inclusive business, base of the pyramid approaches, SME development and evaluations. I am also member of the working group on gender of CAD. Worked in projects for a range of international organizations, including IDB, World Bank/IFC, EC, UNDP, UNICEF, CAF and other.
LL.M. on Rule of Law for Development, Loyola University of Chicago
Kosovo - Policy Advisor on Rule of Law, LL.M. in Rule of Law for Development from Loyola University of Chicago. 5 years of experience in lawyer office, non-governmental organization and in USAID projects.
My motivation is that I want to bring my contribution in IRC’s programs because I have 15 years of experience with World Vision in different ways as quality program, program coordinator (I coordinated 5 bases in Niger where there are regional Managers), program management (Manager of ADP), DRR (disaster Risk Reduction) committee member and Grant Team Leader with grant management experience and have a certificate. It will be also my contribution to help people outside of my country because my experience can be shared with other in order to enhance people’s capacity and wellbeing.
My experience in management, agronomy, commodity, WASH, Resilience, agroforestry and disaster reduction allow me to meet the challenges of my resolve in the fight against natural disasters but also in coaching I could bring to young people the resilience techniques and management as well as succession planning. In return I will be open to learn from that people other things that can serve me in the life.
Over 21 years of work experience in international development with a broad range of managerial and technical experience in the Middle East and Africa. Since December 2013, Chief of Party (COP) at Creative Associates International of the MEPI-funded $5.1M Local Council Administration and Legitimacy (LOCAL) Program and the $2.8M Community Driven Grants Program (CDGP) in Libya. With IREX as Country and Program Director from 2008 to 2013, managed two programs in Lebanon and four programs in the MENA countries (Morocco, Tunisia, Syria, and Yemen) focused on youth development, civil society strengthening, faith-based organizations, human rights, women empowerment, consensus building, conflict mitigation, and religious tolerance funded by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor (DRL); in addition to a program addressing youth radicalism funded by the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office. Before IREX, worked for more than thirteen (13) years at the Research Foundation of the State University of New York implementing a series of local governance, public finance, administrative reform and legislative strengthening programs funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) providing an extensive technical and administrative reform assistance to the Lebanese and Jordanian Parliaments, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Interior and Municipalities, executive oversight agencies, governorates, and more than 700 local governments. Country and legal representative for US organizations - Creative in Tunisia and Libya and of IREX in Lebanon – adequately represented the organization during eight (8) years ensuring compliance with local laws. Capable at working in insecure environments, I will bring a significant experience in the management of multi-million dollar projects and an understanding of the MENA region’s local context including post-conflict/conflict transition and stabilization requirements, local governance, civil society development, public finance, security approach, and DOS/USAID regulations; hold two Master degrees, in Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) from Paris 6 University (France) and in International Law, LLM.
Social photographer cooperating with humanitarian organizations/agencies for the production of advocacy campaigns/reportage, photo exhibitions, books, stories and photo stories for the press, calendars,annual reports, leaflets...
Regular contributor to Elle (Italy) and various newspapers and magazines.
An accomplished international trade and legal professional with diverse and extensive experience over 20+ years as an attorney, judge and USG international trade specialist. Demonstrated ability in using acquired legal skills in non-legal positions: simplifying complex ideas, writing clearly and persuasively, and compiling facts and information. Motivated by challenges in reconstruction and stabilization efforts in conflict/emerging markets. Skilled at design, implementation and oversight of private sector capacity building and technical assistance programs.
Principal Consultant, Russell and Associates Consulting
Claudette Russell has over 30 years of experience in the federal Public Service of Canada, including 10 years at the executive level. Her experience covers a range of public policy issues that focussed specifically of lifelong learning, with special attention to providing policy advice on Indigenous K-12 and post-secondary education, population. In addition, she has over 20 years of experience in creating and managing effective teams. Following her 32-year career in the public service she is now providing consulting services on these public policy issues as well as coaching and facilitation services under the auspices of Russell and Associates Consulting. She has briefed Ministers and senior officials on sensitive issues. She has a background in statistical analysis and research which has helped her translate evidence into advancing public policy issues. With regard to education, she was instrumental in developing an education policy framework for First Nation education in Canada.