New executive director Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy

Ann Huijbregts-Gummels has been appointed the next Executive Director of Erasmus Centre for Strategic Philanthropy (ECSP) in Rotterdam. She will take over from Michiel de Wilde, who led the centre for 3 years in which important steps were taken in the development of ECSP.  Michiel leaves ECSP to become Director of the Goldschmeding Foundation.

Ann Huijbregts-Gummels has a broad strategy consulting experience (Adstrat, Monitor and Booz & Company) and has been active in the philanthropic sector for many years. Among others at Robin Hood, a US venture philanthropy fund, as managing director of LaLuz Foundation and board member of the fundraising organization Villa Joep!. The past years she managed IMC BV’s corporate foundation (IMC Charitable Foundation) and a family foundation. She is also a board member of FIN (Association for Endowed Foundations in the Netherlands).

With the team, Ann will continue to build the clear positioning and service of ECSP to support the sector of endowed foundations (independent, family, corporate or other) to maximize their societal impact. The Supervisory Board of ECSP wishes Michiel de Wilde the best in his new position and looks forward to working with Ann in the period to come.


Publication date: 7 February 2017