EFA’s Board members work on a voluntary basis, guiding the day-to-day activity of the organisation. We are immensely grateful for their support and direction.


The EFA Board is made up as follows:




Gosse Bosma, 

Goede Doelen Nederland (Netherlands)


Vice President:

Andrea Caracciolo di Feroleto, ASSIF (Italy)



Vice President:

Eduard Marček, Slovak Fundraising Centre (Slovakia)







Pia Tornikoski, VaLa – Finnish Fundraising Association (Finland)


Board Member:

Ceri Edwards, Institute of Fundraising (UK)


Board Member:

Astrid von Soosten, Deutscher Fundraising Verband (Germany)












































Denise Dawes (Germany)







Past PresidentS:


We are immensely grateful to our past presidents who have all shaped EFA and supported its development and the strengthened the wider European fundraising community.


Founding President, John F. Gray, UK
Founding Honorary Secretary, David Ford, UK
President 2004 – 2008, Marita Haibach, Germany

President 2008 – 2010, Lindsay Boswell, UK

President 2010 - 2012, Mette Grovermann, Denmark

President 2013 - 2016, Günther Lutschinger, Austria