Chris Bathon is a technical manager in MSI’s Peace and Stability service area. He provides technical and operational assistance for stabilization and transition programs, with a focus on small grants program implementation. He has six years of experience designing and implementing CVE, community resilience, stabilization, youth development and ICT for development programming. He has supported field program implementation in Lebanon, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Ghana and Colombia. He currently provides support to the USAID/Office of Transition Initiatives Colombia program and USAID/Bangladesh’s Obirodh: Road to Tolerance Program. He holds an M.A. in international development studies from The George Washington University and speaks French.