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Chris Herink is the Vice President of the Program Effectivness for Habitat for Humanity International based in Seattle, Washington. Chris leads the effort to define, document, and communicate Habitat for Humanity International’s impact across all country programs. He manages teams that drive Habitat’s program strategy, technical expertise, and results measurement. Safeguarding, disaster risk reduction, and humanitarian response are also in his portfolio. Before joining Habitat, Chris worked as a senior civil society specialist for the Asian Development Bank. He has held numerous positions with World Vision, including senior director for the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia, and country director in Myanmar and Laos.  A leader with significant operating experience in some of the poorest countries in the world, Chris helped establish VisionFund Myanmar as a separate microfinance business, which eventually grew to become the second-largest microfinance bank in the country. In addition, he was a member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Agenda Council on Southeast Asia. He began his career in India, managing one of the first randomized controlled trial evaluations in the world. Currently, he serves on the board of directors of the Stewardship Foundation and A Child’s Notebook. Chris earned his bachelor’s degree from Pomona College and his master’s degree from Harvard University.