CREATIVE'S EXPERTS

Technical skills that make a difference

Creative’s experts have passion, commitment and technical skills, all of which are combined to develop and implement meaningful projects around the world. Creative’s experts have worked in multiple countries, most speak at least two languages and they are often invited to share their insight at conferences and in professional journals.

Ali Kamel Ali

Senior Associate, Economic Growth Group

Ali contributes to the expansion of Creative’s economic growth portfolio and serves as the organization’s Middle East advisor. Before joining Creative in 2014, Ali spent 25 years with USAID Egypt’s Office of Economic Growth....
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Ayan Kishore

Director, Creative Development Lab

As Director of the Creative Development Lab, Ayan provides technical advice and support to leverage new information and communication technologies to enhance development outcomes, as well as building up Creative’s technology products....
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Ben Rempell

Portfolio Management Director, Citizen Security Practice Area

Ben Rempell is an expert in citizen security, crime and violence prevention, conflict mitigation and program management, among other areas. In his role with the Citizen Security Practice Area, he oversees Creative's programs across Latin America and the Caribbean to ensure high-quality implementation. ...
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Corrie Blankenbeckler

Senior Associate

Corrie Blankenbeckler is a Senior Associate in the Instructional Leadership and Governance practice area. In this role, she is Project Director for the Vamos Ler! (Let’s Read!) program in Mozambique, and provides business development and expertise related to early grade literacy, teacher training, and educational leadership in Africa and the Middle East....
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Cris Revaz

Assistant General Counsel

Cris Revaz is a key member of Creative’s legal affairs team and provides support to local counsel in more than 30 countries across Europe, Central America, Africa and Asia....
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Dean Piedmont

Senior Advisor, Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration and Security Sector Reform

Dean is a Senior Advisor working on Disarmament, Demobilization and Reintegration (DDR) and Security Sector Reform (SSR) issues. He supports business development, thought leadership, policy and advocacy efforts related to problem sets involving armed actors and groups spanning the conflict to development continuum....
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