Paul Ronalds is Director of Policy and Programs at World Vision Australia.In this role, Paul is responsible for overseeing all of World Vision Australia's programming and advocacy activities in more than 65 countries around the world.Paul has a background in law, business and economics and his previous roles include corporate law with Freehills, founder of wishlist.
com.au, one of Australia's most successful e-commerce companies and chief operating officer of Urban Seed, a small, inner city NGO that provides a range of services to marginalised people in Melbourne's inner city.
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|List of Illustrations|
|Abbreviations and Acronyms|
|Introduction: In the Midst of a Revolution|
|Globalization and INGOs|
|A New Era in International Relations?|
|Factors Driving the Increased Size and Influence of INGOs|
|External Challenges: Responding to a Rapidly Changing Context|
|Key Organizational Challenges for INGOs|
|The Governance and Management of INGOs|
|The Change Imperative: Can Large INGOs Adapt to a Rapidly Changing International Environment?|
|Conclusion: Viva La Revoluï¿½ion|
|About the Author|
Paul Ronalds is currently Executive Coordinator in the Department of Prime Minister & Cabinet in Australia. In this role he is responsible for, among other things, the Australian Governmentrsquo;s lsquo;third sectorrsquo; reform agenda. Prior to this, he worked for World Vision Australia for six years, initially as Director of Policy and Programs and more recently as Deputy CEO and Director of Strategy. World Vision is Australiarsquo;s largest international non-government organisation (INGO) with an annual income of more than $350 million and approximately 700 aid and development projects across 65 countries. Paul has a background in law, business and economics and his previous roles include corporate law with Freehills, co-founder of wishlist.com.au, and chief operating officer of Urban Seed in Melbourne. Paul is a graduate of the St James Ethics Centrersquo;s Vincent Fairfax Fellowship in Ethics and Leadership and from 2006-8 was an industry representative on the Australian Council for International Developmentrsquo;s (ACFID) Code of Conduct Committee. Paul has also held non-executive director roles at The First Step Limited, a rapid drug detoxification clinic in Melbourne and the Christian Centre for Socially Responsible Investment. He has degrees in economics and law with honours from Monash University, a graduate diploma in applied finance and a masters in international relations from Deakin University.