We're excited to have the newest member of the GBSN team officially in the office starting today. Meet Doug White, GBSN's Chief Partnerships Officer!
Doug is responsible for enhancing strategic partnerships and cultivating opportunities for GBSN to build management education capacity for the developing world. You can get in touch with him by emailing dwhite at gbsnonline.org or calling +1.202.628.9042.
Doug comes to GBSN from his position as Director of Operations for CRDF Global, where he served from 2006-2013. In this capacity, he oversaw the operational and revenue-generation arm of an international development NGO as well as the grant & contract administration and compliance functions.
Doug brings to the table eleven years of living and working in a transitioning country and eight-plus years of leading change among those implementing donor-funded projects in the developing world. Previously, he consulted in the energy sector and transportation and trade sectors in the Russian Federation. He served as project director on World Bank-funded modernization initiatives conducted by the Federal Customs Service of the Russian Federation. He was deputy general director for a privately-owned German transportation firm in Russia from 1993-2001.
Doug holds a B.A. from the University of Pittsburgh with a certificate in Russian and East European Studies, and an M.B.A. from the University of Maryland with a concentration in Supply Chain Management and International Business. He is fluent in Russian.
Here he is in Tunisia with us at the 10th Anniversary Gala Dinner, posing with Shakira the Camel:
Welcome to the team Doug!
Page Schindler Buchanan is the Communications Officer for the Global Business School Network.