Peder Pedersen is the CEO for The Charitable Foundation (TCF), one of Australia’s largest philanthropic organisations focused on overseas development and emergency assistance. Peder joined TCF in 2008 and manages all aspects of the foundation, guided by the TCF board.
Peder brings to his philanthropic role a rich and diverse experience in international development and peacekeeping.
TCF seeks to help as many as possible of the poorest of the poor with life changing sustainable development assistance and emergency aid. TCF funds a wide variety of development projects focused on water, health, disability, human rights education and more. Following the TCF founder’s creation of the Global Peace Index in 2007, TCF is also funding peace projects which places Peder at the Australian nexus of peace and international development, which he is so passionate about.
Peder lives in Sydney with his wife Tonya and their two children.