Class II (2004-2005)

7. Colin Spurway, Scotland, UK, District 1010

Colin received his master's degree in international relations and philosophy from St. Andrews University in his native Scotland. He gained significant international experience while volunteering and working throughout Eastern Europe and Central Asia. Colin has also taught theatre and outdoor survival skills in New Zealand and volunteered in Guatemala, becoming proficient in Spanish, in addition to French and Russian. He currently works for Mercy Corps, which has taken him from community development in Tajikistan to new development projects in the tea estates of Darjeeling, India. Colin's commitment to resolving and managing conflict will enable him to foster community participation and sustainable development wherever the need arises.