Christopher Szecsey
(pronounced "say-chay") has over 40 years of worldwide experience across more than 51 countries in capacity-building of individuals, teams, community groups, organizations, & projects. For the past 20 years, he has worked as consultant, trainer, & facilitator with international nonprofits & local nonprofits (NGOs) as well as with government & multilateral agencies in the USA & around the world.

His international clients recently include: IREX, CORE Group, Counterpart International, Government Ministry of Health - Kyrgyzstan, Save the Children, & UNICEF as well as international consulting firms, foundations, & government agencies. Prior to consulting, he served nine years as a Country Representative Field Office Director for Save the Children on three international assignments in Asia & the Pacific Islands; two years as a Project Director for UNDP in Nepal; & three years as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ecuador. Many more clients listed here.

His USA clients, mostly in Northern California, recently include: State of California - Office of Education with Glen Price Group, Community Support Network, Sonoma Land Trust, West County Community Services, Windsor Wellness Partnership, Sonoma State University - School of Education, University of California Office of the President MESA with Glen Price Group, Cradle to Career, West County Healthcare, school districts, local city & county government agencies. Many more clients listed here.

Key areas of Christopher's consulting experience include building the capacity of the nonprofit sector around the world including in the USA; providing technical assistance, training & facilitation in collaboration/partnerships; organizational assessment & development, leadership & team strengthening; program assessment, design, planning, & management; & board & staff development.

Christopher has significant experience & skills in training & facilitation with boards, senior staff, & diverse stakeholder groups, using learner centered participatory, interactive, & collaborative learning processes to ensure client & stakeholder involvement, engagement & ownership for positive change efforts.

He has served as a chair for a nonprofit board of directors, on three boards of directors, executive director, staff member & volunteer. He graduated from the University of the Pacific/Callison College, and successfully completed the Executive Certificate Program in Global Change & Social InnovationlAppreciative Inquiry, Global Excellence in Management (GEM) Initiative, Case Western Reserve University. His three languages are: English, Spanish, and Indonesian.

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