Doug Balfour

Owner and Chairman, Geneva Global


As owner and chairman of Geneva Global, Doug provides expert guidance to foundations, corporations, individuals, and other organizations throughout the world who seek to apply a business mindset and results-oriented approach to their social impact efforts.

With more than 30 years of experience in philanthropy, international development, leadership, and organizational development, Doug is passionate about bringing creative solutions to address social problems and seeks to revise traditional approaches whenever appropriate and possible. 

Doug recently published the book Doing Good Great: An Insider’s Guide to Getting the Most out of Your Philanthropic Journey (See He has now visited 104 countries and is shooting for 125!

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