Chris Enns

International Development Officer

Bow Valley College

Chris Enns is an international development officer at Bow Valley College, with a focus on developing and managing our projects in East and Southern Africa. He is currently overseeing our interests and partnerships in Tanzania, Kenya, and Jordan for capacity building of partner institutions in Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET), entrepreneurship, and early learning and child care programming. His work experience has been primarily in designing and managing community development projects using results based management and effective monitoring and evaluation principles; organizational capacity building; and appreciative inquiry and participatory rural appraisal principles to help communities living in poverty take charge of their own development. Prior to joining the College, Chris lived and worked in Mwanza, Tanzania, with World Renew to build the capacity of its partner organizations and advise them on the implementation of their community development projects with a focus on sustainable livelihoods, adult education, agriculture, savings and credit groups, gender equality, environmental conservation, and community leadership. Chris is a certified trainer in facilitating organizational development.