Christopher Wahoff

Foundation Representative

Christopher Wahoff joined the IAF in 2021. He previously served as Regional Coordinator for the Organization of American States’ Mission to Support the Peace Process in Colombia, where he established the regional office in the department of Caquetá to monitor social conditions in FARC-controlled territories and managed the regional office in Apartadó, Antioquia to monitor the progress of the peace process in northern Antioquia and Chocó. More recently, he worked as a Specialist in Fragility, Conflict, and Violence-affected contexts at the World Bank Group, focusing on public sector responses to the needs of Venezuelan refugees in Latin America and the Caribbean. His expertise spans community-driven development in human rights, citizen security, security sector reform, public education reform, and emergency preparedness planning. Christopher has studied, worked, and/or lived in Afghanistan, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Panama, Trinidad and Tobago, and Uruguay. Chris has a B.S. in Business Management and Economics from Boston College, and an M.A. in Latin American Studies and International Development, along with a Certificate in Refugees and Humanitarian Emergencies, from Georgetown University.