About Us

How We Work


At Global Poverty Project, we believe in transparency to our supporters as much as we believe in transparent systems for the world’s poor. In this section you will find a range of documents for people interested in finding out more about us and our approach.

Governance Structures

Global Poverty Project is governed by a Global Board, supported by country boards and advisory committees. The Global Board approves strategy goals, plans and budgets and ensures country consistency.  Additionally, the Global Board approves policies and ensures robust compliance systems are in place. The board meets at least six times a year and operates in line with our Governance Policy and Global Board Charter. Country Boards meet at least quarterly, and operate in line with our Governance Policy and our Country Board Charter.

Global Poverty Project consists of the following legal entities, with the following board members:

  • Parent Entity: Global Poverty Project, Inc. Registered 501(c)(3), EIN: 42-1772557. Board members: Peter Murphy (président), Chris Stadler, Michael Anders, Chris Anderson, Michele Anthony, Jay Brown, Sarah L. Colamarino, Kelly Curtis, John Danhakl, Arianna Huffington, Tom Jones, Fran Katsoudas, Randall Lane, Andrew Marks, John F. Megrue, Jr., Sean Parker, Michael Rapino, Jane Rosenthal, Charlotte Santo Domingo, Suzanne Shank, Lisa W. Wardell.
  • United Kingdom: Global Poverty Project UK. Registered Charity in England & Wales #1137815. Board members: John Reid, Joe Cerrell, Patricia O’Hayer, Charles Harper, Hannah Pawlby, Philippe Vogeleer.
  • Canada: Global Poverty Project Canada. Board members: Paul Koidis, Tony Chapman, Chris Armstrong, John Zerucelli.
  • Australia: Global Poverty Project, Ltd. Registered Charity under the ACNC, ABN: 58 143 115 664. Board members: Ian Allen OAM, Michael Smellie (Chairperson), Trish Daley, Professor Linda Kristjanson AO, David Turik.

Global Poverty Project is directed by our Global Leadership Team, who develop our organisational strategy and its implementation, meeting monthly throughout the year. More information about our people here.

Our financial accounts

Global/United States (Global Poverty Project, Inc)

United Kingdom (Global Poverty Project UK Ltd)

Australia (Global Poverty Project Ltd)