Christopher brings over 20 years of professional consulting experience in the USA and over 40 years of international development work. He works with clients to conduct situational assessments; strategic and annual planning; leadership, staff, and board development; and capacity strengthening. In addition, Christopher supports the formation and ongoing success of multi-stakeholder collaboratives and partnerships. He specializes in the design, planning, and facilitation of meetings and workshops; stakeholder engagement through participatory processes; and application of the Appreciative Inquiry approach and methodology. Key GPG projects include:
- Design and launch support for the Well Nourished Brighter Futures multi-stakeholder collaborative led by the Dairy Council of California
- Strategic and annual planning for ConnectED, the National Center for College & Career
- Multiple projects in support of the California Department of Education including planning and capacity building for the Department and facilitation of the Environmental Literacy Task Force
Outside of work, Christopher enjoys spending time with his family; working on environmental resource management, renewable energy systems, and small scale food production; and walking/hiking, doing yoga, wave surfing, and travelling.
- Bachelor of Arts, Anthropology, University of the Pacific / Callison College