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Derek Reynolds

Vice President, Business Development & Strategic Partnerships and President's Office

Derek Reynolds leads the business development strategy to generate institutional resources to support the mission of Lutheran World Relief and IMA World Health. He also oversees the management of the President’s Office and serves as a senior advisor and counselor to the president.

Derek brings more than 25 years of experience in international development in the Middle East, Latin America, Africa and the U.S. with expertise in business development, revenue and resource mobilization, strategic planning, donor engagement, grant management and information technology.  Most recently, Derek served for the past five years as the Director of New Business Development for PATH, a global health NGO. Prior to that he served as the Director for International Business Development for another health-focused NGO, Management Sciences for Health (MSH), and has also worked with General Dynamics and the Telecom Egypt Network Operations Center and AMIDEAST. He has also lived and worked overseas, most notably in Jordan, Ecuador, and for almost 10 years in Egypt. He speaks Spanish, French and Arabic.