Managing director and initiator

Kristoffer Nilaus Tarp – a native Dane with the world as his workplace. Kristoffer is a think tank resident, an independent advisor, a certified project manager and an international affairs professional with a strong background in multi-partner fund management; process management; strategic program development; monitoring and evaluation; use of country systems; conflict analysis and peacebuilding programming; multi-stakeholder and civil society engagement; capacity development; good governance; evaluations and reviews; program management; and research and analysis.

Having moved from management consulting into the international relations domain, Kristoffer understands both the importance of politics and processes – and the need to deliver high-quality tangible outcomes and actionable recommendations within a given timeframe. Kristoffer has managed staff and teams in both line and matrix organisations while ensuring both excellent performance and a pleasant working environment where people have grown personally and professionally.

Kristoffer Nilaus Tarp has extensive experience in working in: Afghanistan, Denmark, Ethiopia, Iraq, Jordan, Kenya, MENA, Pakistan, Sahel, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey, United States of America, and Yemen. Major areas of expertise include: Analysis & research, Capacity assessments and development, Conflict, situation and political economy analysis, Monotoring, evalution and impacts assessments, Planning, strategy and programming, and Policy development