Technical skills that make a difference

Creative’s experts have passion, commitment and technical skills, all of which are combined to develop and implement meaningful projects around the world. Creative’s experts have worked in multiple countries, most speak at least two languages and they are often invited to share their insight at conferences and in professional journals.

Ali Kamel Ali

Senior Associate, Economic Growth Group

Ali contributes to the expansion of Creative’s economic growth portfolio and serves as the organization’s Middle East advisor. Before joining Creative in 2014, Ali spent 25 years with USAID Egypt’s Office of Economic Growth....
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Ayan Kishore

Director, Creative Development Lab

As Director of the Creative Development Lab, Ayan provides technical advice and support to leverage new information and communication technologies to enhance development outcomes, as well as building up Creative’s technology products....
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Charles Alliman

Senior Advisor

Charlie Alliman was the Senior Director of the Security Department and has transitioned into a new role as Senior Advisor. He currently supports the Vice President of Global Operations regarding any issues that need to be addressed. ...
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Corrie Blankenbeckler

Senior Associate

Corrie Blankenbeckler is a Senior Associate in the Instructional Leadership and Governance practice area. In this role, she is Project Director for the Vamos Ler! (Let’s Read!) program in Mozambique, and provides business development and expertise related to early grade literacy, teacher training, and educational leadership in Africa and the Middle East....
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Cris Revaz

Senior Education Counsel, Office of the President

Cris joined Creative in 2015. He is an expert in global education and supports the education division’s programs and strategy. He is also an expert in international trade regulation. ...
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Dean Piedmont

Senior Advisor, Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and Security Sector Reform

Dean is a Senior Advisor working on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) and Security Sector Reform (SSR) issues. He supports business development, thought leadership, policy and advocacy efforts related to problem sets involving armed actors and groups spanning the conflict to development continuum....
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