Given today’s global context of both extraordinary challenge and opportunity, Koya understands the need to identify global leaders who can think and act strategically, effectively communicate across geographical and interpersonal borders, and develop innovative solutions to the world’s greatest problems.

Our clients include international NGOs, development finance and impact investing organizations, and foundations based in the United States and around the world that work to address issues such as human rights, food and water security, environmental well-being, refugee support, and international development. We have lived and worked internationally, and bring broad, highly diverse networks, and understanding of the complexities of global work, and the ability to identify leaders who can be successful in these environments.

Koya is a member of the Diversified Search Group which is a member of AltoPartners, an international alliance of independent executive search firms. Our alliance with Alto Partners gives us international depth and breath, and the capability to find great leadership anywhere in the world through a network of 58 independent search firms operating in 35 countries around the globe.


Selected Clients

We are proud to have worked with the selected clients listed below and many more.

Selected Placed Leaders

We are proud to have placed hundreds of transformational leaders with clients across the country and around the world. We support and celebrate these leaders as they continue to create a deep and measurable impact on our world.

Current Opportunities

Vice President for Finance and Administration

Reporting to the Executive Vice President and overseeing a division of 17 professionals, the Vice President plays a key role in helping AJWS realize its mission by providing strategic leadership in Finance and Administration.

Chief Executive Officer

Rise Against Hunger is an international hunger relief organization driven by the vision of a world without hunger. In 1998, Ray Buchanan founded Rise Against Hunger with the mission to end world hunger by providing food and life-changing aid to the world’s most vulnerable and creating a global commitment to mobilize the necessary resources.

Chief Program Officer

About Last Mile Health Last Mile Health’s (LMH) mission is to save lives in the world’s most remote communities. Through effective country programs and global initiatives, LMH partners with governments to design, scale, strengthen and sustain teams of technology-enabled community and frontline health workers who bring high-quality primary health care within reach of millions of rural people. With the launch of our FY20-23 “Within Reach” Strategy, LMH’s programs will expand geographically and in scope during the next four years. LMH seeks to hire a Chief Program Officer (CPO). The CPO will lead a Global Programs department that enhances quality of our country programs and supports the organization’s research, advocacy, and technical assistance efforts. As the leader of Global Programs, the CPO will be responsible for the organization’s programmatic vision and quality, act as a key decision maker and representative, report to the President & Chief Operating Officer and serve on the organization’s senior management team. To learn more about LMH, please visit: The Opportunity Recruitment of an LMH Chief Program Officer marks the launch of a new Global Programs function for the organization. Global Programs will be a hub for learning, analysis and best practice, shared in a systematic…

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