Mark Goldring became Chief Executive of Oxfam GB in May 2013.
Mark brings the issues faced by the world's poorest people to a global stage, meeting high level government and business leaders to influence them to act against the causes of poverty. He also manages Oxfam's programme work across the world, and the organisation's annual income of £400m, 5,000 staff and thousands of volunteers in the UK and overseas.
Mark has decades of experience within international development: as chief executive of VSO; in the field for the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the UK's Department for International Development (DFID), and as Oxfam's country director in Bangladesh in the early 1990s.
Before joining Oxfam he was Chief Executive of the UK's leading disability charity, Mencap, for five years. He led the continued growth of its support services and positioned it as a leading influencer on national disability and social care policy. In recent years he has served as Vice-Chair of AMREF UK, the African health charity, as a board member of Accenture Development Partnerships, as Chair of the board of charity Revolving Doors and as trustee of BRAC, the Bangladesh-based development agency.
Mark read law at Oxford and has a Masters in social policy and planning in developing countries from the London School of Economics. He was awarded a CBE in 2008 for services to tackling poverty and disadvantage.
Francoise Vanni, Campaigns, Policy and Influencing Director
Francoise Vanni is Oxfam's Director of Campaigns, Policy and Influencing, where she is responsible for driving Oxfam's three chief campaigns: inequality; food & climate change and conflict & emergencies.
Francoise brings vast leadership experience to the role, having spent nearly five years as Oxfam's Regional Director for Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). In this role she led Oxfam's work across the region, launching a massive emergency response to the Haiti earthquake and running a wide range of programmes and campaigns spanning active citizenship, gender justice and food systems.
She also led the French advocacy NGO, Agir Ici, ultimately transforming it into Oxfam France and becoming Executive Director. During this time Francoise led campaigning work on a range of issues including the arms trade, fair trade, the MDGs, debt and financing for development.
Other key development roles include Chief of Communications for UNICEF, Mexico, and country representative in Cuba and Angola for Medecins du Monde.
Francoise studied The Oxford Advanced Management and Leadership Programme at the Said Business School, Oxford University, and has a Masters Degree in International Cooperation, Development and Humanitarian Affairs from The Sorbonne University, Paris.
Francoise currently lives in Oxford and winds down by reading, running and spending time with her family.
Tim Hunter, Fundraising Director
Tim Hunter is Director of Fundraising at Oxfam GB. In this role he leads a team mobilising £100 million a year to support the goal of a world free from the injustice of poverty.
Prior to joining Oxfam, he was International Fundraising Director for UNICEF, based in Geneva, for 5 years. During this period UNICEF's private sector income grew strongly to $1.5 billion. He led a global fundraising team operating in more than 50 countries and working with flagship corporate partners. Prior to UNICEF he worked for a number of high profile UK non profits including Shelter - the National Campaign for Homeless People and the NSPCC, where he played a central role in the highly successful FULL STOP Campaign.
A regular speaker in the non-profit sector, he has also been Chair of the International Fundraising Congress, which held annually is the largest global event for fundraising and development. Tim is a graduate of the London School of Economics.
Jack Lundie, Communications Director
Jack joined Oxfam in April 2014 after three and a half years at Save the Children, where he helped develop the content-led, brand marketing approach behind their landmark communications campaigns on Syria, newborn mortality, Christmas Jumpers and TV entertainment collaboration.
Committed to engaging audiences using the power of multi-channel, social engagement, he has wide-ranging experience in marketing, content creation, production and strategy and has worked across a range of media from television and music to events and advertising. Jack loves to apply his passion for storytelling to projects that make a positive difference on an ambitious scale.
Before Save the Children, he worked at the BBC in a variety of roles, including strategic creative development for London 2012, Deputy Editor of Blue Peter and as innovation lead for BBC Sport. Prior to this, he led Comic Relief's interactive team through two Red Nose Days and a Sport Relief, and managed the creative team at Bath-based marketing agency Real Adventure. He loves reggae, has run a sub-4 London Marathon (3:59:23) and his five greatest achievements are aged 18, 16, 7, 5 and 1.