Director of Operations
Action Against Hunger | ACF-USA
Christopher is currently based in New York City as Director of Operations for Action Against Hunger. Previously, he was Operations Manager at Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) where he was responsible for the strategy and implementation of MSF’s humanitarian response and staff in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh and South Sudan - managing around 3000 people. Chris started his humanitarian career in 2005 as a Water and Sanitation Engineer in Darfur, Sudan. Since then, he has lead operations across Africa and Asia including in Somalia, Pakistan, South Sudan, Chad and the Philippines. He is interested in developing new strategies for relief programs, including how best to consult with beneficiary groups; techniques for negotiating humanitarian access in highly politicized settings; and how to most effectively manage large complex humanitarian operations. Originally from the United Kingdom, Chris has degrees in Engineering from the University of Cambridge. Before joining MSF, he worked in the energy sector in the UK and India.