Chris Eaton is the Executive Director of World University Service of Canada (WUSC), a non-profit global development agency that aims to improve education, economic and empowerment opportunities for youth – with a particular focus on refugees and women.
Chris began his professional career 32 years ago as a WUSC volunteer in Lesotho, where he worked on small business development issues. Since then, Chris has worked in Canada and internationally for a number of organisations, supporting a variety of education, employment, market development and governance initiatives.
From 2014 to 2018, Chris was the Chair of the International Forum for Volunteering in Development. Chris has Bachelors (1989) and Masters (1991) degrees from the University of Toronto, in International Development Studies and Political Science, respectively.