As the Senior Director of Operations, Mike Fuhrer is responsible for leading CIVIC’s global financial, safety & security, administrative, grant compliance, and human resource functions. He works with other senior leaders to devise strategies and polices to meet the organization’s Mission and objectives, reports on the performance of the organization to the ED and the board of directors, and leads the organizational development and implementation of CIVIC’s operational model. Mike has over 25 years’ experience in the humanitarian and development sector at the country office, regional, and HQ levels. Prior to joining CIVIC, Mike was CARE International’s Managing Deputy Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa and before that he served as the Country Director for CARE International in Pakistan. Previously he was the Director of CARE 2020 Transformational Change for the CARE International Secretariat; CARE USA’s Director of Strategy, Policy and Performance; Catholic Relief Services Deputy Regional Director for Southern Africa; Assistant Country Director for Finance and Admin for CARE Zambia, and multiple country and global roles improving CARE’s humanitarian and development impact and CARE’s operating effectiveness.