Gerry Salole

Gerry Salole

Gerry Salole is chief executive of the European Foundation Centre (EFC) in Brussels, and has held the post since 2005. His previous posts have included serving as representative of the Ford Foundation’s Southern Africa office, based in Johannesburg, and director of the Department of Program Documentation and Communication of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, based in The Hague.
Gerry has also worked for Save the Children Federation (USA) in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe, Redd Barna (Norwegian Save the Children), Oxfam UK and UNHCR in Ethiopia.

He is the chair of TrustAfrica, an independent private foundation set up in Dakar, Senegal, in 2006 to promote peace, economic prosperity, and social justice throughout the continent. He also serves on the board of Alliance Publishing Trust in London.


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