Birger Stamperdahl

Global CEO and President

Birger Stamperdahl joined Give2Asia in 2006 and has served as its President & CEO since 2014. Birger works directly with donors, foundations, and corporations seeking to build strategic charitable partnerships across the Asia-Pacific region.  

Birger currently also serves as the chair of Give2Asia Australia in Melbourne and on the senior staff of Give2Asia Foundation Ltd in Hong Kong, SAR PRC. He also serves on the  

steering community of Myriad, the alliance for borderless giving. Previously he has served on the advisory boards of a variety of charitable groups based in Asia and in the United States.  

As a leading advocate for philanthropy to locally-led projects and organizations, Birger has spoken to audiences at organizations across the globe such as the Asia Society, Stanford PACS, the World Affairs Council, the Council on Foundations, the Asia Venture Philanthropy Network, and the Conference Board.  

Prior to joining Give2Asia, Birger provided marketing and communications guidance to corporations in Silicon Valley. As a Vice President at Porter Novelli, a global marketing and communications firm, he advised such clients as HP, EMC, McAfee, and BMC. Birger holds degrees in Journalism and Political Science from the University of New Hampshire.  

He currently lives in Berkeley, California.  

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