Anne Kola

Anne Kola

Senior Contracts Specialist, currently working in Canada

Anne Kola is a seasoned professional with 13 plus years of expertise in grants, contracts/subcontracts, procurement, and operations. Prior to joining ThinkWell, Anne worked with World Vision International and ACDI/VOCA as a managerial expert in handling operations, compliance, developing and administering policies and procedures, finance and budget management, training/capacity building, and risk management. Her role was being instrumental in handling multi-million multiple donor-funded projects including USG Donors (US-AID, USDA, and UNICEF’s development aid), AusAID, NZAID, private sector donors, and monetization funding sources, and others.

As a Sr. Contracts Specialist at Thinkwell, Anne brings her extensive experience to work with the ThinkWell Contracts team and support in an advisory role to the larger ThinkWell team to minimize operational risks to ThinkWell to the extent possible and serve as an SME on compliance, risk, donor rules/regulations, TW policies, and procedures.

“My inspiration to join ThinkWell is its culture and values, seeing possibilities, being grounded and pragmatic, influencing conversation, always question, relate authentically… these values captured my thoughts and motivated me as I like identifying effective ways through performing by thinking analytically in the best interest of the organization.”


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