Christine Talbot

Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Christine Talbot is passionate about creating an empowering work environment in which all team members can unleash their unique talents and gifts to fulfill World Vision’s mission of life in all its fullness for every child.

Leading the engagement, nurture, and development of over 1,000 employees and leaders across the U.S., Christine encourages the faith-driven workforce to live out World Vision’s core values: We are Christian, we value people, we are stewards, we are partners, and we are responsive.

Joining the organization in 2015 fulfilled Christine’s long-held desire to marry her professional skills with Christian ministry work serving those in need. She brought more than 25 years of experience in human resource leadership for healthcare and telecommunications companies. At World Vision U.S., Christine has focused on organizational health and staff well-being.

Christine earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Wheaton College and completed graduate coursework in human resources at Benedictine University. Later she participated in an executive education program at the Harvard Business School. A longtime champion of women’s career and leadership development, she serves on the advisory group for Christian Leadership Alliance.

Living in the Seattle area since 2015, Christine finds joy in cycling, kayaking, and exploring the Pacific Northwest.