Eric Walker

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Name

Eric Walker

Affiliation

CFO, Population Council

Biography

Eric Walker serves as Senior Advisor to InsideNGO, an organization he helped cofound over 30 years ago. InsideNGO is a membership association of more than 300 international and relief NGOs focused on enhancing operational capabilities to achieve better program results. In his role as Senior Advisor, Mr. Walker assists InsideNGO in its broad-based advocacy, insight agenda and ongoing strategic development.

Prior to his current role, Mr. Walker served as PATH’s Vice President of Corporate Services responsible for human resources, finance, facilities, legal affairs, information services, and grant and contract services. He has more than 30 years of experience in financial and administrative management, institutional capacity building, and systems development in international nonprofit organizations. He is a known expert in developing systems for managing contracts, grants, and cooperative agreements funded by US government agencies, private foundations, multilateral agencies and other governments. He has led training sessions around the world on USAID rules and regulations, indirect costs, organizational effectiveness measurement, and field operations. Mr. Walker is a clinical instructor at the University of Washington and lectures in the schools of business and global health.

Mr. Walker serves on advisory panels for Charity Navigator and the Charity Defense Council, and serves on multiple NGO Boards. He recently contributed to Charity Case: How the Nonprofit Community Can Stand Up For Itself and Really Change the World (Pallotta, 2012), and co-authored Preventing Death by Starvation with Mark Salway, Cass Business School.