Altinay Kuchukeeva, Director of Business Development, has more than 15 years of experience in designing and managing international development projects.
Her skills include strategic planning, partnership development, proposal management, technical design and writing, and overall pursuit of development oversight and quality assurance. Prior to joining LINC, Altinay had worked for US based non-profit organizations RTI International and Counterpart International. There she had supported overall business development strategies and led strategic pursuits for opportunities funded by various US Government agencies, including USAID, DFID and other bilateral clients. She has managed a portfolio of USAID-funded projects in Central Asia, Afghanistan, South Asia, and the Middle East, including projects focused on governance, civil society strengthening, local capacity building, community development, positive youth development, and women’s empowerment. Altinay is a graduate of the University of Colorado Boulder, where she received an MA in Geography and a BA in International Affairs. She is a native Russian speaker.