Joe Collins (UK)

Deputy CEO, Old Dart Foundation

Joe is Deputy CEO and Senior Advisor at the Old Dart Foundation (ODF), where he previously served as Acting CEO. ODF is a private foundation based in London working to reduce poverty in the Global South with a focus on education, health and women’s rights and empowerment.

Joe has worked as a strategic advisor to the philanthropy sector for a number of years and has worked with clients including some of the largest global foundations: Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Omidyar Network and UBS Optimus Foundation.

He is Founding Partner of The Holborn Group, a bespoke international development consultancy and if25, a forum for the senior leadership of the UK’s leading international foundations and grant giving organisations.

A former teacher, Joe has worked with governments in the Global South to implement national education reforms and consulted for the World Bank’s Education Practice.