We are pleased to announce that Charles Gould, Director-General
at International Co-operative Alliance, will be our keynote speaker at the EthicalNow 2018 – Global Ethics panel.
Charles Gould has served as Director-General and chief executive officer of the International Co-operative Alliance since September 2010.
The Alliance is the global association promoting the co-operative enterprise model. Its members in 100 countries represent 750 million individual co-operators. In addition to its global headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, the Alliance also works from four regional offices and through eight sectoral organisations for Banking, Insurance, Agriculture, Fisheries, Consumers, Housing, Health, and Industrial & Services.
Prior to his appointment, Charles Gould served as Chief Executive Officer of Volunteers of America, a health care, housing and human services organisation in the United States. Headquartered in Washington D.C., he provided leadership to its 16,000 staff and oversaw an annual budget of USD 1 billion.
Charles is recognised as one of the fifty most influential leaders in the United States non-profit sector.
Before joining Volunteers of America, Mr. Gould practiced as an attorney-at-law with Arnold & Porter and with Hogan & Hartson US law firms in Washington D.C. He has a Juris Doctor (JD) degree from the University of Minnesota Law School (USA), and a Master of Studies (MSt) in International Human Rights Law from Oxford University (United Kingdom).
Mr. Gould has spoken often on the issues of co-operatives, housing, long-term health care and human services. His article “The Right to Housing Recovery after Natural Disasters” was published in the Harvard Human Rights Journal. He is a contributor to the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Co-operative and Mutual Business.
Charles keynote presentation at EthicalNow 2018 is not to be missed !
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