Charles Buxton joined INTRAC at the beginning of November 2001 and is based in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan as programme manager for the Central Asia region. From 1996 to 2001, Charles worked for VSO (Voluntary Service Overseas) in London as a regional programme manager covering Central Europe, the former Soviet Union and East Asia.
Before joining VSO, Charles worked for 14 years in voluntary sector and community development in East London, where he is still involved in a community centre for Bangladeshi groups. He has a first degree in Russian and earlier in his career taught both Russian language and literature in British universities. Charles also worked as a translator in Moscow.
Charles is also a member of Development in Practice’s Editorial Advisory Group.
Analytical Skills Training Programme in Central Asia
Strengthening civil society capacity in rural areas of Kyrgyzstan
Final evaluation of Central Asia on the Move (CAM) Programme 2012-2015
Assessing the performance of multi-stakeholder initiatives
Exit strategies and post-exit evaluation: a perspective from Central Asia
Donetsk, Charlie Hebdo, Fergana Valley... and civil society