Arnaud Marcilhacy

Director, IFC France

Arnaud brings more than twenty years of experience to IFC. His international career has led him to advise major institutions in France and around the world for their philanthropic actions, their fundraising and their communication.

He has worked with organisations as prestigious as the National Museum of Natural History, the Museum of the Red Cross and the Red Crescent (Geneva), the Fondation Napoléon, the Pierre et Marie Curie University, Ecole Centrale Paris, EDHEC, University Panthéon Assas, Institut Pasteur, University of Namur in Belgium. Arnaud was Vice President of the French subsidiary of Ketchum Fundraising (1st firm fundraising consultancy in Canada).

Previously, Arnaud pursued a career in communications, direct marketing and fundraising in Canada. He first joined World Vision Canada as collection manager via long spots (infomercials) on several Canadian television channels, then the communication agency Leo Burnett, where he has managed large budgets such as Air France, BMW and Weider Nutrition.

Arnaud is also a regular speaker at fundraising conferences such as IFC, CASE and the Association Française des Fundraisers Teaching and Research Conference.