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Global Alliance for Banking on Values
Nieuweroordweg 1
P.O. Box 55
3700 AB Zeist
The Netherlands

The Secretariat of the Global Alliance for Banking on Values

Carolina Benavides 100x134 bwCarolina Benavides
Interim Programme Manager (until end 2014)
T +31 (0)30 694 2304
Carolina (Peru) is a social sciences professional, with a solid 15-year international and domestic experience developing and implementing networks and institutional relations in academia, government, NGO and the banking world.  Within the GABV secretariat her responsibilities include building the GABV’s profile, developing its engagement activities, supporting the growth of the network and the delivery of the GABV’s action tracks and support for the GABV Chair and Board.

David KorslundDavid Korslund
Senior Advisor
M +31 (0)63 427 6907
David (United States/Netherlands), has filled a number of senior and strategic roles in banking and financial services since 1976, starting at Shore Bank in Chicago and with more than 25 years at ABN AMRO in the US and the Netherlands. Within the GABV secretariat his responsibilities include helping to deliver results from the financial capital and impact metrics action tracks, network expansion in Asia and the Americas, research on the business case for sustainable banking, and providing general strategic guidance to the GABV Chair and Board.

Adele ArendseAdele Arendse
Network Coordinator
T +31(0)30 694 3062
Adele (South Africa), has 15 years experience in project management and support within environment and development NGOs, non-profits, government and research institutions. Within the GABV secretariat her responsibilities include providing and managing the general administrative and operational support to all secretariat and network activities as well as the GABV action tracks, coordinating the internal and external GABV communications and events, and acting as the liaison point for the Global Alliance Values Ambassadors programme.

Paula Martin Pic 100x134 bwPaula Martin
Senior Advisor
T +1 604 877 7641
Paula (Canada), a former journalist and communications, marketing and engagement executive, serves as Advisor to the CEO at Vancouver-based Vancity Credit Union. She is seconded part-time to the GABV Secretariat where her responsibilities include advocacy and engagement, development of the GABV’s North American Chapter, development of governing boards’ programming, and providing general strategic guidance to the GABV Chair and Board.

Radek Halamka 100x134 bwRadek Halamka
Metrics Intern (September 2014-March2015)
T +31(0)30 694 2057
Radek (Czech Republic) is currently enrolled in a master programme specialized in financial markets and banking at Charles University in Prague. Within the secretariat he is focused on delivering financial analyses on a variety of banks to support GABV’s research on the business case for sustainable banking as well as supporting David on the impact metrics action track.

Janina Zajic bwJanina Zajic
T +49 (234) 5797 5729
Janina (Germany) gained international experience while working for the UN in New York and the German Embassy in Prague. She has been connected to values-based banking for 10 years and currently serves as Advisor to the CEO and GABV Board member at GLS Bank in Germany. Her responsibilities for the GABV Secretariat include development of the GABV’s European Chapter and the Human Capital action track, with a special focus on developing the GABV Leadership Academy.

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