Kris Thorpe is an international development expert with over 12 years of experience in proposal development, program management, recruitment, and project evaluation. She has a proven track record of developing successful proposals for a range of international donors, having helped her clients and employers win over $2 billion in contracts and grants, including 95 percent of the proposals she has worked on in the last five years. Kris possesses targeted experience across a range of sectors, including local governance, decentralization, civil society, human rights, gender and development, conflict, elections, and economic growth. She also has experience conducting project evaluations and other analytical projects for USAID in Central America and West Africa. With a proven capacity to manage large teams and excel in high-pressure situations, Kris offers a valuable combination of technical and management skills that ensures effective leadership and implementation.