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Renata Affonso

Global Resource Mobilisation Director

Michelle Barquet

Programmes Manager

Maria Bobenrieth

Executive director

Michael Brewe

Chief Operating Officer / Chief Financial Officer

Yvonne Henry

Global Implementation Director

Perrine Chappellier

Project Manager

Sol Fauquier

Senior Communications Manager

Mariana Chávez Sánchez

Communications Specialist

Kathleen Brenninkmeijer

Programmes Manager

Mia Weinland

U.S. Programmes Coordinator

Nada Van Schouwenburg

Programmes Specialist

Marije Holman

Programmes Manager

Erika Grama

Finance Coordinator

Kitty Macklin

Programmes Specialist

Siân Kavanagh

Programmes Administrator and Communications Specialist

Ghada Al-Motawakil

MEL Coordinator and Partner Manager

Shannon McDonald

Administrative Support Coordinator

Shreya Murali

Learning and Impact Coordinator

Naledi Kekana

Programmes Administrator and Communications Specialist

Natalia Niño

Intern - Economic Resilience

Meg Smith

Deputy Executive Director

Suhani Bhushan

Programmes Manager

Virginia Munyua

Programmes Coordinator

Nicole Matuska

U.S. Director

Libbie Randolph

Programmes Specialist

Catalina Robu

Programme Finance Specialist

Gloria Rosales Peña

Programmes Specialist

Kimberly Schoenmaker

Programmes Specialist

Marielle Schweickart

Impact Manager

Shari Swanson-Hicks

Finance Specialist

Astrid Aafjes

Chair: UK, US, NL. Founder of Women Win

Brandee M. Butler

Trustee: NL. Division Director, Civil Liberties for Open Society Initiative for Europe

Wieteke Graven

Trustee: NL. Partner at McKinsey & Company

Sanne Hitipeuw

Trustee: NL. Junior Associate at DLA Piper (Corporate and Employment Lawyer)

Leonie Kroon

Secretary: NL, Partner at Dillinger Law. B.V. (Intellectual Property Lawyer)

Payal Dalal

Trustee for Global Impact UK

Nnamdi Nwosuagwu

Treasurer NL | Executive Director, Europe & Americas CEO’s Office

Vera Pauw

Trustee: NL, Former successful professional football player and coach

Sara K. Andrews

Secretary: US. Programme Manager & International Pro Bono Counsel at DLA Piper

Patrice Thramer

US Board Member. Global Director of Community Impact, Nike

Marissa Wesely

US Board Member. Co-Founder of Win-Win Strategies