Brandolon Barnett is a Director with the Partner Solutions consulting group within Global Impact. In this role he supports Corporate Social Responsibility teams and other clients as a consultant. He also acts as the Director of Growfund, a social enterprise and technology startup being incubated within Global Impact with a goal of Democratizing Philanthropy. Prior to joining Global Impact Brandolon managed philanthropic research & internal Corporate Social Responsibility with FrontStream/TRUiST, was a senior researcher for the Council on Foundations, and managed NGO programs in environmental sustainability, cultural heritage, and economic development in major US markets and internationally. He has presented on a variety of topics at conferences including the Association of Corporate Contributions Professionals (ACCP) Conference, Blackbaud Conference, Independent Sector, ARNOVA, the Council on Foundations Annual Convening, Native Americans in Philanthropy, an international forum on Cultural Heritage Management in Rome, and in other venues. Brandolon is also active as a volunteer. He currently serves as chair of an advisory committee for international volunteering for Globe Aware, on the measurement committee for the Impact 2030 initiative, and on the advisory board of several studies into issues including financial obstacles to international grant making, impact investing, and global philanthropic infrastructure. Brandolon holds an MA in International Studies specializing in International Economics from the University of London SOAS, and is fluent in Japanese.
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