Callum Mackenzie

Program Officer

Callum Mackenzie is currently Program Manager of the Sustainable Development Goals Laboratory at the Yunus Center AIT, and Program Officer as part of the Development Management Program Design Team at AIT Extension. Callum manages a diverse portfolio of social innovation and enterprise-led development projects, working closely with partners such as World Bank, UNDP, Grameen Bank, University of London, European Institute for Cooperation and Development, Volkswagen, Danone, Bangchak, Thai Bev, PTTGC, as well as many social entrepreneurs and communities. Callum has experience working in +10 countries, managing international, multicultural teams in Asia, Europe and Africa in challenging contexts.

He also teaches the AIT Extension Project Management, Monitoring, and Evaluation professional training course as well as the Customer Relationship Management course at AITE. He has also run numerous training programs and workshops on Social Business and Innovation in Europe and Asia. Callum has lectured with the Asian Institute of Technology, King Mongkut University of Technology Thonburi and Rajamangala University of Technology Isan.

He has previously worked for the European Institute of Cooperation and Development in Myanmar and Paris, where he started-up a Vocational Training Centre Social Business, whilst also having worked on a UK Department of International Development project with Simukai Child Protection, a community-based organisation in Zimbabwe, focusing on child rights and sexual reproductive health training. Prior to this Callum worked for the U.K. Department of Education, Northern Ireland where he independently conducted a nationwide policy review in primary education.

Callum has a master's degree from Sciences Po Paris in International Development, with concentrated focuses on Project Management and Africa. He also has studied at the University of Warsaw, Poland and has a bachelor's degree with Honours from the Queen's University of Belfast, in International Politics and Conflict Studies.

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