Meet Chrissy Pollithy

Candidate for the World Scout Committee, 2021-2024

Hello & welcome

I am honored to be nominated by the German Guide and Scout Federation as a candidate for the World Scout Committee 2021-2024.

On this website you will find useful information about my candidacy: my background, my experiences and my motivation for wishing to serve the Movement. If you have any questions before the 42nd World Scout Conference, I look forward to being in touch with you.

Key Facts

Based in Berlin (Germany), 29 years old and a Scout for 20 of them

Director for communications and change at a leading European communications agency

Experienced Scout leader at local, national, regional and global level with a strategic mindset and creative edge

Proven track record in developing Scouting’s communication, strategic partnerships, advocacy, and governance

Priorities for a relevant, inclusive, and responsive movement:

  • shape an ambitious vision for Scouting after 2023,
  • evolve our educational core based on young people’s needs,
  • strengthen good governance practices,
  • focus on quality growth,
  • better align global and regional work,
  • lead by example on youth empowerment, and
  • sharpen Scouting’s image as a powerful force for good
A crowd of scouts waving their scarves

Learn more about Chrissy’s motivation to serve the Movement, and her priorities for Scouting >>

People around the campfire in the night

From local to global: find out more about Chrissy’s qualifications and experience in Scouting >>

Chrissy at the world non-formal education forum

A German by nature, a citizen of the world by nurture. Learn more about Chrissy’s background >>