Paul Mikov

VP of Marketing, Advocacy & Global Partnerships

Paul leads the Marketing, Advocacy and Global Partnerships functions at Tearfund. As an executive leader in international development and humanitarian affairs, Paul brings extensive experience in program design and management, government relations, policy influence and advocacy, resource acquisition and business development.

Paul Mikov has been SVP for Global Partnerships at The New York Academy of Sciences (NYAS), with at-large responsibility for business innovation and advancement across programmatic portfolios. Paul has, in parallel, occupied a senior advisory role on the global leadership team of UNICEF’s Generation Unlimited initiative, and has been an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University in NY and Kettering College in OH.

Prior to joining NYAS, Paul held leadership roles in leading international NGOs, including as VP of Institutional Partnerships at CMMB: Healthier Lives Worldwide, a global health NGO, as well as leadership roles at World Vision International over a decade-long tenure, specializing in humanitarian affairs and development, government relations, policy and advocacy, as well as managing surge capacity for humanitarian response enterprise-wide. During the last seven years of his tenure with World Vision International, Paul was the Director of WVI’s NY Office and the organization’s chief UN Representative.

Paul brings a deep commitment to and excitement for Tearfund’s faith-based mission, and the organization’s strategic and faithful engagement with the Church in its pursuit of justice, peace and transformation around the world. Paul holds a bachelor’s degree in business, two masters’ degrees, and a senior executive fellowship from Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.

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