Leslie Sherriff

Leslie Sherriff

Leslie Sherriff is a MEAL and international development professional with more than 30 years of experience. She has degrees from the University of Southern California, the University of Pittsburgh, and London Metropolitan University in London, England. Her career includes work world-wide with the National Endowment for Democracy, Catholic Relief Services, LINGOS (now Humentum), American University, and others as an independent consultant. During the last 10 years, Leslie has focused her time building capacity in the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) field via on-line learning. She helped design and taught a course for American University’s on-line MS in Measurement and Evaluation and co-wrote the Guide to the MEAL DPro. She also assisted in the development of the MEAL DPro resources and courses. She is MEAL certified with the International Association…
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William Gustave

William Gustave

William Gustave is an Agronomist with a master's degree in animal production. He has solid experience working with Haitian and international civil society organizations in various development and humanitarian sectors. Since 2012, he has been facilitating workshops in project management for NGO and public sector leaders using the Dpro approach and coaching young leaders in the application of project management tools and methods. He also collaborated on the French translation of the 2nd edition of Project Dpro. As a consultant, he also conducts project and program evaluations and the capitalization of experiences. He believes that the continuous training of development and humanitarian sector managers is a good practice to contribute to making people more effective in helping vulnerable or crisis-affected communities.
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Eric Verzuh

Eric Verzuh

Eric Verzuh is the bestselling author of The Fast Forward MBA in Project Management, now in its Sixth edition. This book is used by colleges and working professionals around the globe. Mr. Verzuh is the founder and President of The Versatile Company, a project management training firm located in Seattle, Washington. Versatile has served large and small businesses, government agencies and non-profits since 1990. He is a founding board member of PM4NGOs.
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Clara Hagens

Clara Hagens

Clara Hagens is a Senior MEAL Advisor with Catholic Relief Services (CRS) and has participated in the evolution from M&E to MEAL within the agency over the last decade.  Clara began her work with CRS as a regional technical advisor for M&E in Asia and currently focuses on global MEAL initiatives and resources. She has co-led the agency's work on MEAL policies and procedures and the developing of the SMILER+ MEAL System Development Resources as well as guidance on Feedback, Complaints and Response Mechanisms. Clara also contributed to development of MEAL DPro Guide and resources. Clara facilitates a community of practice among accountability practitioners, including MEAL staff and program teams. Currently, she is working to integrate localization initiatives with MEAL activities, contributing to stronger partnerships between CRS and local actors.…
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Jules Bonou

Jules Bonou

Mahoudo Jules Aimé Bonou, MD, MPH, brings 20 years of experience providing technical assistance and clinical mentorship to large-scale HIV and TB projects in Benin, Burkina Faso, Mozambique and others countries, with a focus on optimizing service delivery, quality of care, professional training and skill building on project management. He serves as a master trainer and mentor in project management for a pool of Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) trainers based in twelve African countries and the United States. He has a history of close collaboration with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other stakeholders in Mozambique through his involvement in the development of national HIV guidelines and. In his current role as Technical Director, Dr. Bonou provides in-country technical direction and support to EGPAF technical team and sub…
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Maulline Gragau

Maulline Gragau

Maulline Gragau is an experienced legal, policy and legislative practitioner, scientist, internationally savvy and collaborative hybrid consultant with a history of stellar performance as a visionary leader and team player for innovating solutions that reduce inefficiencies and maximizes growth in firms, companies and non-profit organisations. She is not only used to wearing many hats but sincerely enjoys it! She is respected as a change agent who boldly questions the status quo, identifies opportunities where many believe there are none, and champions strategic initiatives that drive transformative legal, political, economic and cultural changes. She has done extensive work with policymakers, marginalized/indigenous youth and women in Israel, Russia, Germany, South Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Liberia, and Botswana. By enabling marginalized communities to access and apply ICTs and through open access of…
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Juan Manuel

Juan Manuel

Juan Manuel Palacios, started his career in the development sector with non-profit organizations about 27 years ago, working as project coordinator, project manager, operational director and regional manager for international cooperation and non-profit organizations, on leadership projects, development of indigenous populations, art and culture, income generation, microfinance and small business development. Between 2003 and 2006 he worked in the Northeast of Brazil, in monitoring, evaluation and financial training for over 25 NGO's in self-sustainability and organizational strengthening. In 1996, he founded VRS Consult, a consulting company for strengthening of management skills for companies and non-profit organizations, planning, monitoring and evaluation, budgeting, self-sustainability and strengthening of Human Resources. He has developed training processes in Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Brasil, Paraguay, Uruguay, Ecuador, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Colombia, Mexico, USA, Mozambique, Angola, Guinea Bissau,…
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Don A. Sucalit

Don A. Sucalit

Don is currently the Global Director, Program Operations for Nutrition International and is internally leading the contextualization of Project DPro into organizational standards and practice to deliver health and nutrition outcomes in the most malnourished populations in Africa and Asia. A former Board of PM4NGOs, he also pioneered the development and adoption of the Project DPro methodology in Southern Africa during his time at World Vision in 2010-2012. A Certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Don has a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy at the National University of Singapore, a BS in Economics degree at the University of the Philippines School of Economics, and completed an execution education course on Human-Centered Design Thinking at the Hasso Plattner Institute of Design, Stanford University.
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Mazen Alhousseiny

Mazen Alhousseiny

Mazen Alhousseiny has completed his master’s degree on organizational Change and Development in the University of Manchester. He is currently working with Start Network as Training and Capacity Development Advisor. Developing the capacity of Start Network members and hubs on Disaster Risk Financing and Anticipation Actions. Designing training programs for individuals and organisations against the capacity assessments. Collaborating with educational and training institutes to accredit and quality assure the training programs. Enhance the effectiveness for anticipation actions through ensuring well capable organisations and their country offices. He has more than 9 years’ experience in humanitarian field in various positions focusing on projects/programs lead, partnerships management, organizational development and country director position for a variety of well-known Turkey based organizations (International NGOs e.g. Save the Children and CARE as well as…
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Jane Davies

Jane Davies

Jane is a freelance trainer/consultant and most of the work she does is focused on project management or L&D support for the development and humanitarian sector. She has developed and delivered a variety of online, face to face and distance courses for clients including NGOS, government departments and UN agencies. Jane has been involved with the PMD Pro / Project DPro qualification for about 11 years and is level 2 qualified (and a Prince 2 practitioner). She strongly believes in the importance of project management skills in the development / humanitarian sector. Jane has written guidance on project management, for example working with Tearfund on the Roots 5 guide. She has also worked with several organisations to help them improve their project and programme management practices. This includes writing high…
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