Dorothea Arndt

CEO, Hand in Hand International

Dorothea began her career as Marketing Director at start-up Kelkoo, where she played an instrumental part in making the platform the leading shopping search engine in Europe. After leaving a Director role at Yahoo to join the not-for-profit sector in 2006, Dorothea was appointed Head of Digital at British Red Cross. She joined Hand in Hand in 2013.

Under Dorothea’s leadership, Hand in Hand International secured six- and seven-figure partnerships with private sector partners such as Boeing, Coca Cola, the IKEA Foundation, Swiss Re, Visa, as well as a the German and Danish government.

Read Dorothea’s case for the role livelihoods programmes in the coronavirus recovery in Business Fights Poverty.

Dorothea is available to speak to the media about development, job creation, microfinance and women’s empowerment in Afghanistan, India and sub-Saharan Africa. To arrange an interview, or to speak with another one of our experts, please contact Jen Glyn.