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Oak Foundation appoints Masego Madzwamuse to direct Environment Programme

23 October 2021
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The Oak Foundation has appointed Masego Madzwamuse as director of its  Environment Programme. Madzwamuse, who was previously CEO at the Southern Africa Trust, joined the Geneva-based team last month. ‘Masego has an established track record as grant maker and a policy analyst specialising in climate justice, natural resources management, and social development,’ said Oak Foundation President Douglas Griffiths in a statement. In a recent interview published by the Oak Foundation, Madzwamuse shared her motivation for …

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Austrian foundation ERSTE Stiftung appoints new CEO

10 October 2021
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Austrian Foundation ERSTE Stiftung has appointed Boris Marte as CEO. Marte has been a member of the foundation’s Managing Board since 2016, as well as acting as deputy CEO. He replaces Mario Catasta. The chairman of the Supervisory Board Andreas Treichl said: ‘I would like to thank Mario very much for everything he has done in his life for the Erste Group and the ERSTE Foundation and I am happy that he will stay with our …

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Hewlett Foundation appoints new director of its Effective Philanthropy Group

4 July 2021
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The Hewlett Foundation has appointed Jehan Velji as its new Director of its Effective Philanthropy Group. Velji is a philanthropy expert with more than 25 years of experience in strategy consulting and organizational capacity-building. She will start the role in September. ‘I’m delighted that Jehan is joining us,’ Hewlett Foundation President Larry Kramer said. ‘She has impressive experience across all of our Effective Philanthropy Group’s areas of focus, from capacity-building to strategy development and implementation. …

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AFE Colombia appoints Aura Lucia Lloreda as Executive Director

22 June 2021
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The Asociación de Fundaciones Familiares y Empresariales, or Association of Family and Corporate Foundations in Colombia, has appointed Aura Lucia Lloreda as its new Executive Director. Lloreda replaces Sandra Alzate, who served in the role since September. Lloreda has 15 years of experience in the private, public, and philanthropic sectors designing high-impact, social investment policies and programmes, strategic relationships and promoting the socio-economic development for the most vulnerable populations. ‘I believe in the importance of …

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Italy’s Assifero appoints first female chair

10 June 2021
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The national membership association of Italian grant-making foundations and private institutional philanthropy, Assifero, has appointment Stefania Mancini as its new …

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Kellogg Foundation appoints new director of Latin America, Caribbean programmes

4 June 2021
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The W.K. Kellogg Foundation has appointed Alejandra Garduño Martínez as the new director of Latin America and Caribbean programmes. Garduño …

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Tatiana Fraga Diez appointed Executive Director of Mexico’s Comunalia

29 May 2021
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The Alliance of Community Foundations in Mexico, Comunalia, has appointed Tatiana Fraga Diez as its new Executive Director. Diez will …

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Swiss philanthropy body appoints new managing director

8 May 2021
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SwissFoundations, the association of Swiss grantmaking foundations, has appointed Richard Brogle as its new managing director. Brogle has served as …

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Daniela Schwarzer named OSF Executive Director for Europe and Eurasia, newly created role

4 May 2021
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The Open Society Foundations announced that Daniela Schwarzer will take on the newly created role of Executive Director for Europe …

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African Venture Philanthropy Alliance appoints five new board members

20 April 2021
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The African Venture Philanthropy Alliance has appointed five new members to its Pan-African Governing Board. Laureen Kouassi-Olsson, Florença Antonio Dengo, …

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ClimateWorks President and CEO departs for Bezos Earth Fund

15 April 2021
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ClimateWorks Foundation President and CEO Charlotte Pera is stepping down from her role at the major climate intermediary to join …

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New appointments from Clean Air Fund signal ambitions for grantmaking, partnerships

5 February 2021
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The Clean Air Fund, a philanthropic organisation working globally to empower funders, researchers, policymakers and campaigners to deliver clean air …

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Carola Carazzone, Carol Mack to join Dafne as new chair and board member

23 January 2021
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Donors and Foundations Networks in Europe (Dafne) has announced that Carola Carazzone, Secretary General of the Italian association Assifero, will …