San Diego, CA (PRWEB) August 29, 2013
PCI (Project Concern International) has appointed Tim Ogborn as Vice President and Managing Director of their Washington DC office. Ogborn brings over 30 years of experience in leading and managing programs and organizations focused on the food security, sustainable agriculture and livelihoods sectors.
At PCI, Tim Ogborn will be responsible for developing and strengthening relationships with key stakeholders on the East Coast as well as globally, enhancing the organization’s visibility and influence in the region as well as leading the organization’s technical team based in DC.
Prior to joining PCI, Ogborn was the Senior Vice President of Programs for Counterpart International where he was responsible for managing a portfolio of $63 million, covering fields such as government and civil society strengthening, food security and environmental sustainability. He was a key leader of Counterpart’s strategy development process and managed the implementation of a series of systems to address the organization’s rapid growth.
Prior to Counterpart International, Ogborn also held the position of Associate Vice President Livelihoods at Save the Children where he was responsible for technical and policy leadership, policy analysis, technical program quality, governmental relations and new business development for Livelihoods and Food Security. Ogborn has also held various senior-level and consultancy positions with Heifer International, TechnoServe, WHY Hunger and World Bank.
“Tim is a well-respected development professional with the experience we’ve been looking for in this key leadership position,” says George Guimaraes, President and CEO of PCI. “This role is critical to PCI’s efforts on the East Coast and I am enthusiastic about how Tim will help position PCI globally.”
Tim received his MS in Agricultural Engineering from the Cranfield Institute of Technology in the UK and graduated with honors from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne while obtaining a BS in Mathematics.
To learn more about PCI and its global health and humanitarian work, please visit http://www.PCIglobal.org or please contact Bonnie Maratea, Senior Marketing & Communications Manager, at (858) 279-9690.
PCI (Project Concern International) is an international health, development and humanitarian assistance organization, operating in 16 countries worldwide. PCI is dedicated to saving lives and building healthy communities around the globe, benefitting over 6.7 million people annually in Asia, Africa and the Americas. Funded by federal grants and private support, PCI celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2011. PCI’s headquarters are located in San Diego, CA and the organization also has an office in Washington, DC and a Seattle, WA representative. PCI’s current annual budget is nearly $50 million and the organization has over 600 employees worldwide.