Stéphane Nicolas – Partner, Director of Operations & Business Development

Partner and Director of Operations with ATR since 2014

Professional Experience:

Leadership positions in conflict and post-conflict zones for the past 20 years.

Main fields of expertise:

  • Local Governance & Stabilization
  • Policy and Organization Development
  • Emergency Assistance
  • Finance, Impact Assessment, Poverty Alleviation, Micro Finance

Stéphane Nicolas has held leadership positions in conflict and post-conflict zones for a wide range of development agencies and donor organizations for most of the past 20 years, including the United Nations, international NGOs, USAID and governments. He also held a prominent position in a leading French political party during the preparation of the 2007 presidential election. In these roles, Mr. Nicolas has developed expertise in helping organizations grow, navigate complicated environments and maximize their impact. Mr. Nicolas is skilled at identifying and analyzing issues and at translating analysis into effective programming.