Biographical Précis for Kim Veness, BTh.
Kim Veness has more than 25 years of experience in nonprofit service and management in both domestic and international humanitarian development. He has worked with a number of NGOs in the primary health care, social services, economic sustainability, and environmental sectors.
Kim has developed and managed health and community development initiatives across much of Latin America, Asia, and Africa in collaboration with Canadian based NGO’s, governments, and international donor agencies including the World Health Organization. He is the author of the “Families First Initiative”, a grass roots, peer group community health program guide that has been used effectively in numerous countries to reduce poverty and increase health.
Due to Kim’s extensive experience with nonprofit organizations both in Canada and in the developing world he is often recruited to consult to NGOs to develop and/or evaluate the impacts of their field service programs. Kim also consults to corporations in much the same way to evaluate corporate social responsibility projects and programs both locally and internationally.
Kim’s extensive experience at every level of non profit organization enables him to provide expert management service to any Canadian charitable organization needing permanent or interim management. Skilled in management of large staff and large budgets, Kim is known for his communication and organizational skills and is committed to working within budgets and delivering outcomes.