Ulf Rickardsson is a highly experienced civil society/not-for-profit sector senior executive. Particular areas of strength and expertise include strategic analysis, planning and change management; organisational governance and internal control as well as monitoring, evaluation and learning.
Ulf joined the Save the Children movement in 2008 and currently serves as the Chief of Staff at Save the Children Sweden. Prior to joining Save the Children, Ulf was Diakonia’s Programme Director in Africa, and before that, the Executive secretary for the United Methodist Church in Sweden. He was responsible for the management of development projects in Liberia, Mozambique, Sierra Leone, Zimbabwe and the state of Jharkhand in India, in close cooperation with the in-country United Methodist Church. Ulf was also responsible for award management from institutional external donors as well as fundraising and communication with local churches and individual donors in Sweden.