Research Dates: February 1st -13th, 2015

Current Position: Senior Director, People and Culture. World Vision InternationalRichard

Organization: World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.


Research Topic: “The CEO of the Future. The landscape is changing for large TNGOs working in International Development.  High expectations abound from internal and external stakeholders alike, with increasing demands for accountability, transparency, innovation, and impact.  Who would be a CEO of such an enterprise when credibility must be earned and yet also demonstrated from the start?  And how does an organization find its next CEO, perhaps after years of growing their organizations and the CEOs in them, to the point where the listed requirements of the role can seem impossible to meet?


Brief Bio: Richard Marshall is a licensed occupational therapist with 25 years of experience in Human Resources work spanning between the UK and Asia. He has been with World Vision International in various HR positions at the regional and global level since 2001 and before that worked substantially in Nepal.

Full Biography: Richard Marshall


Research Brief: CEO of the Future

Output: 5 Characteristics of CEOs