Global Programs

Our Experts

Our experts bring a breadth and depth to our client-led approaches

Our Technical Leadership

Our team of experts deliver the technical knowledge and transformative innovations that communities, organizations and governments need on their journey to self-reliance. Meet the men and women whose passion and know-how embody NCBA CLUSA values of professionalism, cooperation, integrity, learning, dignity, innovation, and commitment.

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Meet our Experts

Yvonne Abuto

Director, Business Development

Key Expertise: Public health, global health programming

Charlotte Block

Technical Specialist

Key Expertise: Nutrition, food systems, nutrition-led agriculture

Kiera Derman

Youth Specialist

Key Expertise: Positive Youth Development

Camila Pi├▒eiro

Technical Specialist

Key Expertise: Cooperatives and producer organizations

Elizabeth Salazar

Gender Specialist

Key Expertise: Gender integration, women’s empowerment

Alex Serrano

Senior Vice President, International Programs

Key Expertise: Community-led development, community organization, creating economic opportunities

Douglas Steinberg

Practice Area Director: Building Resilient Communities

Key Expertise: Resilience programming, WASH, SBCC

Jonathan White

Director, Private Sector Partnerships and Foundations

Key Expertise: Private sector partnerships, foundations