Christina Schrade

Managing Director

Christina Schrade is founder and Managing Director of SEEK Development. She combines expertise in strategy, organizational development and evaluation with comprehensive knowledge of international development and health issues. Key areas of her work are the global financing architecture, public-private and results-based approaches in international development cooperation, reproductive, maternal and child health, as well as the development of high-performance organizations in the non-profit sector. Her analytical skills are complemented by years of experience in leading large-scale multi-stakeholder projects and building up new organizations and business lines.

Before founding SEEK Development in 2009, Christina held management positions at the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, and worked for the consulting firm McKinsey. She has also taught and conducted research at various academic institutions. As a result of her previous roles, Christina is able to draw on an extensive network of international contacts.

Christina Schrade holds a Master of Public Administration from Harvard University, and a degree in Politics/International Relations and Early Modern History from the University of Tübingen, Germany. She has also completed other formal trainings in systemic consulting, business administration, business negotiation and leadership development.