Christine Tonkin has had over 20 years experience in public procurement management at the sub-national, national and international levels. She has held director posts in the UNDP, at UN Peacekeeping - (UNAMID) and at the International Atomic Energy Agency. Christine is an innovator who has introduced and successfully implemented modern procurement management approaches throughout her career in this field. Since retiring from the UN system in 2013, she has been providing consulting services internationally primarily related to the implementation public procurement reforms.
Based on an initiative of the UNDP Trinidad and Tobago Country Office, Christine has developed a toolkit for supporting evidence based public procurement practice transformation as part of a Change Agents Programme. A training course has been develop to introduce Change Agents to the associated tools and techniques. Christine is one of the tutors delivering this training.