Sr. Advisor, Gifts-in-Kind (GIK)
Michael Brown joined ChildFund International in 2011 to coordinate logistics for ChildFund’s newly started GIK program. ChildFund International’s purpose is ensuring that children grow up healthy, educated, skilled and – for all the rest to come true – safe.
During his tenure, Michael created the logistics and supply chain infrastructure to transparently manage flows of GIK products from donors to recipients. Michael has also been deeply involved in the valuation of GIK products as well as internal compliance projects at ChildFund. Michael is currently the Senior Advisor, Gifts-In-Kind and is responsible for maintaining the integrity of ChildFund’s GIK inventory and product controls across countries, managing relationships with GIK donors, and building in-country capacity.
Michael has an extensive background in freight forwarding and logistics holding a customs brokerage license, APICS supply chain certification, and is a member of the New York Bar. Michael is a graduate of Miami University and Syracuse University.