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EVPA appoints new CEO

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EVPA is delighted to have appointed Kurt Peleman as its new Chief Executive. Kurt is a Belgian national with outstanding experience in both the non profit and social entrepreneurial sector.

Kurt previously worked for Medecines Sans Frontieres (MSF) for which he managed field programs in Thailand, Kenya, Russia, Bosnia and Angola and later became CEO of MSF-Norway. In 2000, he became the first ‘philanthropy consultant’ in Belgium, with a specific focus on venture philanthropy. After 5 years as a consultant, Kurt managed programs for the city of Antwerp and the Foundation for Future Generations. Since 2010, he was responsible for Ashoka in Belgium.

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Kurt Peleman