Chris MaclayDirector of Youth Employment at Mercy Corp
Chris is the global Director of Youth Employment at Mercy Corps, where he supports employment programming in over 40 countries. He recently helped launch the Jobtech Alliance - an ecosystem-building initiative bringing together start-ups, support organizations, and funders working on the future of work and the platform economy. He has spent over a decade working in the youth employment and economic development space in Africa, Asia, and his native UK, working with NGOs, donors, and the private sector. Most recently, he was Chief Operating Officer at Lynk, the start-up connecting informal workers to jobs in Kenya.