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Sotirios Gountas
Project Manager , Government Agency / United Nations / International Non-Profit
New York, NY, United States
Experienced project manager with 10+ years of combined experience in project management, monitoring and evaluation, and client relations. Available for short or long-term assignments.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Administration, Management, Accounting/Finance, Procurement
  • Disaster, Aid, Emergencies, Relief
  • Fundraising, Business Development, Grants Writer
  • Government/Governance, Reforms
  • Private Sector, Social Enterprise, Corporate Social Responsibility
Professional Experience:
Sotirios Gountas is an international project manager with 10+ years of combined experience in project management, monitoring and evaluation strategic communications and client reporting. Currently supporting the United Nations as Strategic Partnerships consultant, Mr. Gountas was instrumental in the development of the City of New York's Hurricane Sandy Strategic Recovery Plan, a planning tool informing the City’s ability to secure and retain federal grant funding to rebuild from the disaster. Furthermore, as the Senior Monitoring and Evaluation Manager for USAID’s Local Governance and Community Development (LGCD) project, Mr. Gountas managed and administered the Wave II Stabilization Survey in collaboration with D3 Systems in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan to gather public opinion data on perceptions of stability and security. He went on to use the findings from the Wave II survey as part of a larger analysis of LGCD stabilization surveys as part of the LGCD Final Project Report. Mr. Gountas holds a Master of Arts degree in International Relations from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
Education:
M.A., International Relations
Syracuse University (2008)

B.A., Communications
Villanova University (1999)

Certificate, International Political Risk Management
New York University (2016)

Certificate, Advanced Study in Global Affairs
New York University (2005)
Affiliations and Achievements:
Board Member - St. Ann's, The Personal School, New York, NY

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    Years of Experience:
    10-15 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, Spanish, Greek
    Nationality:
    Greece , United States
    LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/in/sgountas
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