Legado Board Member: Eric Lundgren
Eric Lundgren is a seasoned international development professional with over 25 years of experience managing the implementation, operations, compliance, and performance of complex international development programs funded by MCC, World Bank, USAID, and other donors. In his current role as Vice President of Global Operations for Blumont, Eric oversees the technical, programmatic, and data analytics teams at HQ, as well as supervises all of Blumont’s operations globally, including over 1200 staff.
Eric’s expertise is in leading cultural change as well as system design and implementation to efficiently manage and measure results. Prior to joining Blumont, Eric was the Vice President of Project Management at Social Impact, where he oversaw all of SI’s field-based operations. He was also the Director of International Operations at IMPAQ International, where he oversaw their entire international evaluation portfolio.
Previously, Eric provided managerial oversight over all Africare country operations, supervising approximately 1300 staff implementing 70 projects in 17 countries. He was responsible for designing an improved system for capturing and utilizing data to holistically manage Africare’s portfolio, including the implementation of an annual strategic planning process for country offices to help guide operations and resource allocation.Eric also served as Africare’s Mozambique Country Director, where he was elemental in increasing the performance and scope of Africare programming.
Eric studied Public Policy at Georgetown University, where he received an MPP. He also received a BA in Economics from Princeton University. He has additionally served as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, teaching “Leadership and Management in Developing Countries” to Masters level students. He is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.