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Julie Verhaar

Amnesty International (Switzerland)

Julie is the senior director of global fundraising and engagement at Amnesty International. She joined the organisation as its first Senior Director of Global Fundraising and Engagement at the end of 2014. Before that she worked with UNICEF International for four years, developing and providing strategic advice, leadership and support to their Global Fundraising Services team and to their 60 national committees and country offices. At Greenpeace International, she was the Head of Global Fundraising. From 2003-2008, she worked as the Fundraising Director, for the Netherlands Red Cross, where she built up the fundraising unit. Julie has global experience across a wide range of markets and fundraising disciplines and was responsible for a number of innovative cross media campaigns,  integrate and develop fundraising activities across the national and regional offices worldwide.