Robert Wilkinson

Lecturer in International Negotiation and Global Aid Management

Robert Wilkinson is a negotiation and management consultant, who helps organizations deal with negotiation, leadership and management challenges. He teaches negotiation and management at the graduate level, and is a faculty member of the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, and an Affiliated Faculty member of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard University.

Rob has successfully supported numerous companies, government agencies, charities and international organizations, helping them to increase their effectiveness. He has over 20 years of experience in more than 40 countries, with the private, public and non-profit sectors. Clients include The World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF), National Urban League, World Wildlife Fund, Red Cross, CARE International, Planet Aid, Thompson-Reuters, Capgemini, Chevron, General Mills, McDonald’s, IBM, Fidelity, MITRE, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers, US Office of Personnel Management (OPM), and the White House.

Previously, Rob held a number of senior management positions with the United Nations Department of Peacekeeping Operations, Oxfam and the Department for International Development (DFID). He has lived and worked extensively in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas. Rob earned his Masters of Science (MS) from Stanford University, and Bachelors of Science (BS) from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). He can be reached at