Raj has 25 years of international experience accompanying organizations and teams to pursue meaningful change through clarity of purpose. Graduated as an architect (B. ARCH M. ARCH), he then made the obvious next steps into a short military career including service as a UN peacekeeper then as a humanitarian worker in war zones with the Red Cross and subsequently setting up his own consulting firm. He is a Certified Professional Facilitator (CPF), a Certified GRI G4 Reporter and a graduate of the University of Cambridge Postgraduate Certificate in Sustainable Business (PCSB).
Since founding the WolfGroup consultants in 2006, the company has advised and lead senior strategic thinking with 175+ clients, including the private sector and NGOs, in more than 40 countries. Providing substantial services to the Third Sector, we keep a keen eye on disruptions taking place on the fringes, where innovation is coming from the collision of public and private sectors, leveraged by the power of online engagements and embracing diversity and inclusion- and imagining how those sparks can accelerate progress towards the SDGs. They co-create with clients through three interlinked areas of work: Making Sense + Strategy | Measure + Report Impact | Meaningful Stakeholder Engagement.
Raj was born and raised in Canada and has been based in the Geneva region since 2003. Passionate about all things related to mountains, he has settled in the French Alps with his wife Paula and their two children, where he can ski (badly), hike (slowly) and motorcycle (cautiously) from his doorstep.
His country experience includes: Afghanistan, Armenia, Bangladesh, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Burundi, Cambodia, Croatia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Egypt, Ethiopia, Georgia (including Abkhazia), Guatemala, Haiti, Indonesia, Iraq, Israel (including oPt), Ivory Coast, Jordan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Lebanon, Maldives, Malaysia, Malawi, Mongolia, Mozambique, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Qatar, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation (North Caucasus), Rwanda, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Thailand, Ukraine, Zambia.
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