Gary Forster

Gary Forster

Chief executive
Transaid

Gary joined international development organisation Transaid in 2006 from a role in logistics with Procter and Gamble. He spent four years living and running programmes in Zambia and Nigeria before returning to the UK and taking over as chief executive in 2011. In the past five years Transaid has secured funding from Comic Relief, DFID, BMGF and DANIDA among others. Gary was formerly a board member of the humanitarian training organisation RedR, and is currently a board member at Charity Finance Group and Results UK.

Twitter: @garyjforster