Gibril Faal OBE

GK Partners

Gibril Faal is director of GK Partners and on the boards of Bond and African Foundation for Development (AFFORD). He is also the former chairman of the AFFORD and founder of RemitAidTM. In 2013, he delivered a keynote address at the UN General Assembly to open the High Level Dialogue on Migration and Development. He co-chaired the 2014 Global Forum on Migration and Development.

Gibril sat on the board of the Department of International Development's Global Poverty Action Fund and the EC-UN Joint Migration and Development Initiative. He was a lecturer on the Open University's MSc on Global Development Management and external evaluator of COMPAS, University of Oxford.

In 2014, he published an advocacy handbook: Understanding and Influencing Policy. Gibril acts as an expert and technical adviser to international organisations and governments especially in Europe and Africa. He has been a director of GK Partners for over ten years, advising socially responsible businesses and social enterprises. He is also a Justice of the Peace and part-time magistrate.

Conference sessions

Inspire session
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This session explores how those charged with the governance of NGOs can navigate through these challenging times.



Tue, 03/21/2017 -
11:15 to 12:45

This session will give examples of how NGOs are resourcing their mission-driven work by selling goods or services.



Tue, 03/01/2016 -
14:30 to 16:00