Matt Reed becomes Aga Khan Foundation’s first Global Director of Institutional Partnerships


Matt Reed has been recently appointed as the Aga Khan Foundation’s first Global Director of Institutional Partnerships.

In this new role, Matt will coordinate all AKF’s work with bilateral, multilateral, foundation and corporate partners worldwide. This new role is in addition to his current responsibilities as the CEO of AKF in the UK, a position he has held since 2016.

Between 2013 and 2016, Matt led the Foundation’s work in India as its CEO, focusing AKF on the needs of marginalised communities, establishing significant new relationships, and launching multi-state programmes in education, financial inclusion, livelihoods, and water and sanitation. Earlier, Matt held the position of Director of Programmes for the Foundation in the UK. Previously, he worked at the Getty Research Institute, the Salzburg Seminar, the MacArthur Foundation, and Keck Graduate Institute at the Claremont Colleges.

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