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Adam Ognall

Executive Director - Engagement

Adam brings to Philanthropy Australia two decades of leadership experience in philanthropy and social change.

Most recently, 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. Prior to 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.

Outside of work, Adam is an avid cyclist enjoying exploring the trails and paths of Melbourne with his young family.

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