Gerry Salole, Founding Chair

Dr. Salole is chief executive of the European Foundation Centre. He holds an M.A. in economics from the University of Manchester and a Ph.D. in anthropology

from the University of Manchester. 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 Programme Documentation and Communication of the Bernard van Leer Foundation, based in The Hague. Previously, Dr. Salole worked for Save the Children Federation (USA) in Ethiopia and Zimbabwe as well as for Redd Barna (Norwegian Save the Children Federation), OXFAM, and UNHCR in his native Ethiopia. He has written extensively on both development work and issues of identity.

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