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Our Team

The GOAL family is made up of over 3,000 GOALies from a diverse range of backgrounds, locations and disciplines. Everyday, our teams strive to support vulnerable and excluded communities in pursuit of a better world.

Combining knowledge and experience from within the humanitarian sector and many other fields, the team prioritises the safety and well being of all GOAL staff, our relationships with our partners and our work with the communities we serve.

Our Global Leadership Team

GOAL's Global Leadership Team, led by CEO Siobhan Walsh, is responsible for delivering GOAL's organisational strategy across our HQ and country programmes.

Siobhan Walsh

Chief Executive Officer
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Mary Van Lieshout

Deputy CEO and Director of External Affairs
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Gabriella Prandini

Humanitarian Director
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Joanna Reid

Director of International Programmes
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Brian Egan

Interim Chief Financial Officer
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James Riak

Country Director, Sierra Leone
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Alison Mitchell

General Counsel and Assistant Company Secretary
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John Gowen

Director of Strategy and Special Projects
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David Kilcline

Director of People and Organisational Development
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Gashaw Mekonnen

Country Director, Zimbabwe
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Bernard McCaul

Deputy Director of Programme Design and Innovation
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Leopold Buhendwa

Country Director, Niger
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Join our team

GOAL is recruiting

Would you like to use your talents to help GOAL in its mission? We live by our five core values - Humanitarianism, Courage, Integrity, Respect and Partnership - to help communities fight poverty and vulnerability.

If this sounds like you, and you would like to join our team, check our current vacancies.