Christopher H.

Humanitarian Businesses | Sustainability


Christopher Hoffman began in the humanitarian industry in 1999 following an international childhood of volunteering in Africa and South America. Chris began Humanity Link in 2019, a business to human...see more

  • Financial Services Banking & Insurance


  • Pre-vetted expert
  • Confirmed hourly rate
  • Available on short notice


Funding Committee

Elrha--Humanitarian Innovation Fund
2 years
Current position
Jul 2020 - Present
The HIF is a globally-recognised programme leading on the development and testing of innovation in the humanitarian system. Established in 2011, it was the first of its kind: an indepen...see more

Managing Director

3 years
Current position
Jun 2019 - Present
Humanity Link is the conduit between the public and private sector. Bringing together investors and implementors to provide a comprehensive approach to reaching a sustainable triple bot...see more

Managing Director

Garrison Institute International
11 months
Jun 2019 - May 2020
The CBR Project was founded in 2004 through the Garrison Institute, a US-based not for profit organization. CBR was initially focused on supporting caregivers and others in the ‘helping...see more

Chairman Of The Board

Sawa World
4 years
Current position
Dec 2018 - Present
Chairman: Sawa World Society, Sawa World Association, Sawa World Foundation Sawa World is attempting to do something that has never been done before to tackle global poverty. It aims t...see more

Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director East Africa

World Vision
4 years
Jun 2015 - May 2019
Notable Achievements: • Secured long-term, large scale funding in refugee settings throughout the region by integrating private and public funding mechanisms. Led global pilot for Worl...see more

Chief of Mission a.i.

IOM - UN Migration
1 year
Aug 2011 - Aug 2012
Notable Achievements: • Identified, developed, managed and implemented new project opportunities in close coordination with relevant stakeholders in areas of concern to the Government a...see more

Regional Emergency and Post Crisis Specialist Asia and the Pacific

IOM - UN Migration
4 years
Jul 2011 - May 2015
Notable Achievements: • Assisted in securing over $70M USD in programmatic funding for country level initiatives • Provided on-site training for over 700 participants • Quadrupled the d...see more

Senior Operations Officer

IOM - UN Migration
1 year
Jun 2010 - Jun 2011
Notable Achievements: • Facilitated the reduction of flight cancellations by 90% during my tenure. • Developed relevant project documents and secured funding for both a Somali and Sudan...see more

Regional Emergency and Preparedness Officer The Pacific

IOM - UN Migration
11 months
Jul 2009 - Jun 2010
Notable Achievements: • Completed all relevant project targets within agreed timeframes. • Established and led the Camp Coordination and Camp Management IASC Cluster in the Philippines ...see more

Logistics and Procurement Chief

IOM - UN Migration
2 years
Aug 2007 - Jul 2009
Notable Achievements: • Completed all procurement and construction within relevant budgets and timelines for successful implementation of the program, and was awarded a commendation fro...see more

Commercial Director

748 Air Services Ltd.
8 months
Jun 2006 - Feb 2007
• Senior manager for 3 offices located in Nairobi, Lokichoggio Kenya, as well as Juba, South Sudan with direct supervision of 120 staff • Managed sales of 1.2M USD per mon...see more

Regional Operations Officer East and Central Africa

IOM - UN Migration
2 years
Jun 2004 - Jun 2006
Notable Achievements: • Assisted in the coordination and development of the $7.5M USD refugee resettlement initiative in western Tanzania to third- countries. • Led the “Way Station Ass...see more

Industries, roles and expertise

Industry experience

  • Financial Services Banking & Insurance


  • Project Planning
  • Sustainability
  • Program Management
  • Report Writing
  • Humanitarian Assistance
  • Capacity Building
  • International Development
  • International Relations
  • Proposal Writing
  • International Project Management
  • Strategy Development