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Gavan Mooney

Gavan Mooney is president and chief client officer at Changing Our World, where, in addition to providing comprehensive counsel to myriad clients, he is responsible for expanding and overseeing the firm’s business relationships.

Since joining the firm in 2002, Gavan has led some of the largest and most complex engagements in its history. His expertise spans the entire philanthropic spectrum, and ranges in industry from healthcare and higher education to both regional and international nonprofit entities. Gavan has led the design of foundations that have become major drivers of philanthropy and has raised more than $1 billion for organizations of all types over the course of his expansive career. In addition to providing counsel to hundreds of educational, health-related, religious and social service organizations, most recently, Gavan has provided counsel to The Salvation Army, The Lynch Foundation, Massachusetts General Hospital, Sacred Heart University, Piedmont Health, Covenant House International, City of Hope and the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Gavan is originally from Bray, County Wicklow in Ireland. He received his Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin and is currently in his final year of the senior management course of Omnicom University, managed by Harvard Business School. He resides in Milton, Massachusetts with his wife, Sally; daughter, Milly; and son, Finn.