A talented and engaged workforce lies at the heart of the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery. Our workforce is passionate about our mission and works diligently to identify and leverage shared goals amongst diverse stakeholders as we secure funding to build self-sustaining programs. We are bold, innovative thought leaders, sharing our successes and lessons learned as we build an evidence-based and coherent global strategy. We maintain the highest standards of business ethics and compliance, incorporating our values in all that we do.
The GFEMS team leverages global networks to ensure our programming and research is rooted in evidence, uses rigorous research methods, and ensures the protection and empowerment of those we serve.
Welcoming Alex Thier as CEO
GFEMS welcomed Alex as CEO in January 2021. He has dedicated nearly three decades to addressing the world’s most intractable challenges and translating bold ideas into action at scale. Alex comes to GFEMS with global perspective and the persistence needed to make progress addressing even the most challenging problems. Learn more about Alex and his vision for the future:
Chief Executive OfficerMeet Alex
Associate Director, Human ResourcesMeet Angela
Senior Director, Finance and OperationsMeet Craig
Director of Grant ProgramsMeet Helen
Associate Director, Compliance and Operational IntegrityMeet Irene
Director of StrategyMeet Jeff
Laura Gauer Bermudez, PhD
Director of Evidence and LearningMeet Laura
Head of Philanthropic PartnershipsMeet Mary
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More About Us
The GFEMS team works around the world on interventions and research to end modern slavery. Learn more about how and where we work: