Willeke van Rijn (UK)

International consultant: strategy and business development, change, and transformation

An experienced resource development manager in the non-profit sector, with excellent strategic, international, financial and people skills, Willeke currently heads up the Strategy and Analysis team at SOS Children’s Villages, the world’s largest charity focused on providing a loving home for children around the world.

She formerly was a consultant for VISA and FUNDES in Mexico on research and strategic recommendation towards an innovative online capacity-building platform for micro and small enterprises in emerging markets. Prior to that, she spent 13 years at OXFAM as a global fundraising strategy advisor for affiliates around the world, including Mexico, India, South Africa, Brazil, Italy, Germany and Belgium, providing strategic fundraising oversight, R&D of new fundraising markets and channels, and, entry, set up and market development of new fundraising departments and personnel from idea to execution.