Brooks Reed

Assistant Vice President of Business Development

Brooks joined CAF America in February 2018 as Director of Business Development. He comes from a background in international development, with research interests focusing on the private sector in development and multi-sector structures of global governance. His professional experience includes time with international NGOs and within the Executive Office of the Governor of Florida. Before coming to CAF America, Brooks worked closely with Charities Aid Foundation in the UK, as a co-author on the report titled Beyond Integrity: Exploring the role of business in preserving the civil society space (Charities Aid Foundation, 2016).
Brooks holds a MSc in Development Management from the London School of Economics (2016), as well as a BA in International Affairs and a BA in Political Science from Florida State University (2015). He is certified in Anti-Money Laundering (AML/CFT) by the Society of Tax and Estate Professionals (STEP).

What inspires me to do what I do
I believe that philanthropy is an effective way to translate social values into social benefit, and I’m proud to support CAFA’s role in promoting a culture of giving

Book that moved me
No Time to Mourn

A person I’d like to meet
Malcolm Tucker

Slogans for life
If you can’t take the heat, get out of the kitchen

Something someone would be surprised to know about me
At one point I spoke Arabic reasonably well

Thing that really baffles me
Unnecessarily large group chats

Favorite meal

Random Fact about me
I played the trombone for 7 years



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