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has more than a decade of experience in the fields of media development and conflict resolution management.
Chris rejoined Global Nomads Group (GNG) in 2010 as Executive Director and is accountable to the Board of Directors for growing the organization's programs.
works with the organization on expanding its methodology, defining its approach and diversifying its funding.
Prior to rejoining GNG
, and in the capacity of Chief of Party and Country Director, Chris
opened and directed all of Search for Common Ground's (SFCG) programs in Rwanda and cross border initiatives in the Great Lakes Region.
time in Rwanda he
introduced innovative programs for peace building using technology in the classroom and secured new funding for program growth and expansion.
As one of the original founders of Global Nomads Group
was responsible for leading the organization for more than a decade.
During this time he
contributed to GNG's initial pedagogical framework as well as spearheaded strategic planning sessions with the Board and Staff.
led and supported the implementation of core programming in over 40 countries focusing on media distribution which garnered him numerous awards and recognitions.
is a sought after speaker on media, youth and conflict and has represented GNG
during interviews with television, radio and print media, including the Today Show, CNN
, NPR, Education Week and Chronicles of Philanthropy.
Chris received his BA in International Communications from the American University of Paris.
He is currently a Pahara Fellow at the Aspen Institute.