Adam Ognall Interim CEO

Adam leads and drives Philanthropy Australia’s efforts to engage a larger and more diverse membership, inspire a new wave of giving and foster better approaches to giving across the philanthropic sector. 

Prior to joining PA, he was Chief Executive of New Israel Fund UK, a charity that promotes democracy and equality in Israel and Palestine through making grants and providing capacity-building services to civil society groups. Before this he was Deputy CEO of UK Sustainable Investment and Finance (UKSIF), the mission-driven peak body committed to growing responsible and sustainable finance, leading their member services and developing their impact investment workstream. Until moving to Melbourne in 2021, Adam was also the Board Chair of the award-winning The Bike Project, a charity that supports refugees.