As Chief Financial Officer, Chad Snelgar plays a critical role in the growth, sustainability, and impact of Mercy Corps, ensuring the financial health of the organisation. He is responsible for overseeing all fiscal and fiduciary responsibilities in conjunction with the Board of Directors, and providing effective and timely communication of critical financial information and recommendations to organisational leadership.
A seasoned finance, administration, and operations leader with experience in both the private and public sectors, Chad joined Mercy Corps in 2022 from Pathfinder International, a global non-profit focused on reproductive health and HIV/AIDS prevention, where he served as Chief Financial and Administrative Officer and Treasurer.
Previously, Chad was the Global Finance Director and Deputy CFO for World Resources International. His background also includes six years with FHI 360 in positions ranging from Associate Director Country Programmes, Global Portfolio Management to Business Manager/Deputy Director of Operations Management. Chad has an MBA and holds dual South African and American Citizenship.