Giuliana Canessa WalkerGiuliana Canessa Walker is a corporate social responsibility (CSR) specialist with more than 13 years of experience designing, implementing, and monitoring economic development and education programs in Europe, Eurasia, Latin America and the Middle East. Prior to Chemonics, she was the project director for Peru 2021, where she managed CSR programs funded by the Inter-American Development Bank, built strategic partnerships, and conducted social and environmental assessments for companies based on the Ethos-Peru 2021 indicators and the Global Reporting Initiative. During her MBA in strategy from George Washington University, she worked at Microsoft’s Community’s Affairs Division. Ms. Walker co-authored the “Peruvian CSR Indicators Guide” and “The ABCs of CSR,” and has trained more than 140 professionals on these topics. Ms. Walker also has a B.A. in business administration from the Universidad del Pacifico in Peru.
Viktor RaykinViktor Raykin has over 25 years of experience in technical, administrative, and financial management of large-scale multi-disciplinary environmental programs in the U.S. and over 20 other countries. He has directed services for many Fortune 500, Fortune Global 500, and other companies in the mining, oil and gas, energy, manufacturing, chemical, pulp and paper, agricultural, transportation, construction, utilities, engineering, law, banking, financial, and insurance sectors. Mr. Raykin’s most significant experience is managing complex environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) projects, baseline studies, and environmental and social management programs for extractive, energy, and infrastructure clients worldwide. His core technical expertise is in environmental studies, hydrogeology and water resources, computer modeling, and environmental visualization. He holds an M.S. in earth sciences and a B.S. in geology and mining engineering from the Russian State Geological Prospecting University in Moscow.