An accomplished senior fundraiser, Jerome has worked with over 50 charities in multiple countries to raise over $100 million in monthly donations. Jerome worked for ten years in face-to-face and phone fundraising with Public Outreach in Canada and the US. There, Jerome pioneered retention analysis for face-to-face fundraising and spearheaded the development of mobile devices for donation processing. Jerome managed donation fulfilment programs for charities such as American Red Cross and has extensive expertise in monthly giving. As Managing Director of Public Outreach US, he played a key role in Public Outreach’s expansion into the US market. His work for organizations such as Amnesty international USA produced record breaking face-to-face donor retention. Jerome has also worked as a fundraiser for Greenpeace Canada and Ecojustice.
At National Democratic Institute, Jerome worked on election observation, political party support and candidate debates to promote and strengthen democracy in Indonesia, Cambodia and Timor Leste. Prior to that Jerome worked for USC Canada implementing community development programs in rural Indonesia such as clean water supply, sustainable permaculture and micro-lending. This background in civic participation, advocacy and sustainable development provides Jerome with a deep understanding of civil society practices, needs and institutions.
Jerome is fluent in English and Indonesian and has conversational knowledge of French.