Stefaan Poortman

Chief Executive Officer at Global Heritage Fund

Stefaan Poortman

Stefaan Poortman

Chief Executive Officer at Global Heritage Fund

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Global Heritage Fund

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Director-Global Heritage Fund UK at Global Heritage Fund

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Senior Advisor, Conservation at Global Heritage Fund

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Chief Operating Officer at Foxtons Group Plc

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Member, Global Heritage Ambassadors at Global Heritage Fund

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Chairman at Thorne Diagnostics

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Former Executive Director at Global Heritage Fund

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Director at Woods Hole Research Center

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Senior Counsel at Dorsey & Whitney LLP

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Managing Director at Public Capital Advisors LLC

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Professional at The World Bank

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Stefaan Poortman
Chief Executive Officer at Global Heritage Fund
Education
MA in Economics with a Focus on Developmental & Environmental Economics with Honors

The University of Edinburgh, founded in 1583, is a public research university in Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland. It was the fourth university to be established in Scotland and the sixth in the United Kingdom, and is one of the most prestigious universities in the world. Edinburgh receives approximately 47,000 applications every year, making it the third most popular university in the UK by volume of applicants. Entrance is intensely competitive, with offer chances of 27% in the 2010-2011 admissions cycle. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city, with many of the buildings in the historic Old Town belonging to the university.

Career History
Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Current

Global Heritage Fund (GHF) is a non-profit organization that operates internationally. Its mission statement says that it exists to protect and preserve significant and endangered cultural heritage sites in the developing world, through scientific excellence and community development. GHF specifically focuses its funding and conservation efforts on the developing world because of the scarce human and technical resources in those countries to protect their historical treasures, and for the economic promise heritage sites have as community-based, responsibly-managed tourist destinations. Founded in California in 2002, GHF has since invested over $25 million and secured $20 million in co-funding for 19 global heritage sites to ensure their sustainable preservation and responsible development. Its "Preservation by Design" model guides each selected heritage project through an integrated process of community-based planning, science, development and partnerships to enable long-term sustainable preservation and responsible development of global heritage sites.

Professional
Prior

Chemonics International, Inc. partners with local and international organizations to promote social and economic changes around the world. The firm helps clients, partners, and beneficiaries with political instability, healthcare, and market infrastructure. The company was founded by Thurston F. Teele in 1975 and is headquartered in Washington, DC.

Boards & Committees
Executive Director
2005 - Current

Global Heritage Fund (GHF) is a non-profit organization that operates internationally. Its mission statement says that it exists to protect and preserve significant and endangered cultural heritage sites in the developing world, through scientific excellence and community development. GHF specifically focuses its funding and conservation efforts on the developing world because of the scarce human and technical resources in those countries to protect their historical treasures, and for the economic promise heritage sites have as community-based, responsibly-managed tourist destinations. Founded in California in 2002, GHF has since invested over $25 million and secured $20 million in co-funding for 19 global heritage sites to ensure their sustainable preservation and responsible development. Its "Preservation by Design" model guides each selected heritage project through an integrated process of community-based planning, science, development and partnerships to enable long-term sustainable preservation and responsible development of global heritage sites.

Member, Board of Trustees
Current

Global Heritage Fund UK shares the Global Heritage Fund mission to preserve and protect humankind’s most important archaeological and cultural heritage sites in developing countries. Through forming new alliances, establishing partnerships, and building a network of conservation and development leaders, Global Heritage Fund UK is providing our projects with new ideas, resources, and supporters that will exponentially benefit these sites and build momentum for our global campaign to save vanishing heritage sites in developing regions.

Member, Board of Directors
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