AVPN Global Conference 2023 | 20 - 22 June 2023

Ruth Jones
Director, Global Markets, Australia, & New Zealand




Ruth Jones leads AVPN’s Global Markets’ team, working with AVPN members focussed on the region, but headquartered elsewhere (North America, Europe, UK and Western Asia). Ruth and the Global Markets’ staff connect these members with the right people, resources and programs in Asia Pacific. Ruth also supports AVPN members based in Australia and NZ. Previously, Ruth has worked with donor and philanthropic networks in Australia, the US and Canada, focussed on supporting individual donors, foundations and institutions to develop and implement their giving strategies. For 10 years, based in Seattle, USA, she was CEO of the Social Venture Partners Network, the largest network of engaged donors operating globally. Before this, Ruth held senior roles at Community Foundations of Canada and Philanthropy Australia.