Michael Sheldrick

Co-Founder and Chief Policy and Government Affairs Officer, Global Citizen, New York

Michael is a co-founder of Global Citizen.  In his role as Chief Policy, Impact and Government Affairs Officer he oversees and has grown the organisation’s grants, philanthropy, impact measurement, government relations, advocacy and digital campaigns teams based in their offices in North America, Europe, Nigeria, South Africa and Australia. Climate change, inequality and extreme poverty are cornerstones of their global campaigns. Its power lies in empowering ‘Global Citizens’ who, the organisation claims, have collectively taken more than 13 million actions, leading to $35 billion commitments being made by world leaders, which are set to affect 1.3 billion lives by 2030.

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