Operations Professionals Network

This European-level peer-learning and support network of operations managers of international philanthropy organisations provides a safe space for learning, exchange and discussion on key finance, IT, administration, operational, HR, legal and capacity development issues.

Focus areas

  • Dynamics between organisational culture, strategy and operations
  • Finance, human resources, IT and legal issues
  • Grants administration


  • OPN working groups: COOs, Finance, HR, IT and Legal
  • Webinars, tele-briefings and workshops on specific topics or tools
  • Benchmarking
  • OPN online community – A platform for networking and information sharing

Network background

OPN was created at the initiative a small group of EFC Members in 2015. It now has 13 members from 7 countries and connects over 60 operations professionals across these organisations.


The Operations Professionals Network is part of the EFC’s ongoing commitment to improving peer-learning and collaboration among its members, as outlined in the EFC Strategic Framework 2016-2022.

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