Our CEO, Jasmine Whitbread

Jasmine became the first international CEO of Save the Children in 2010, after serving as Chief Executive of Save the Children UK from 2005.  Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children, working in 120 countries with revenues of over 1.6 billion USD.

Before joining Save the Children, Jasmine spent six years with Oxfam, first as Regional Director in West Africa, and then as International Director responsible for Oxfam's programmes worldwide.  Prior to this, Jasmine was Managing Director of a Thomson Financial business, based in the US.  She has a background in international marketing in the technology sector.

Jasmine graduated from the University of Bristol in 1986 and completed the Executive Program at the Graduate School of Business, Stanford, California in 1997.  She holds dual British/Swiss nationality and is married with two children.

Jasmine is a non-executive director of BT Group Plc and a governor of the Dragon School.

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