Caroline Mahfood

Caroline Mahfood


Caroline is the Chief Executive Officer of the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF), and also serves as Secretary to its Board. She joined GraceKennedy (GK) Limited in 2005 as Programme Coordinator for the GraceKennedy Jamaican Birthright Programme. In May 2008 she was appointed as Executive Director (now Chief Executive Officer) of the GraceKennedy Foundation (GKF).

In her role as GKF CEO, Caroline has served as a member of the Corporate Committee for the Council on Foundations, Vice-Chair of the Bureau of Standards CSR Committee, a member of the PSOJ Education Committee, and the National Education Council. She is currently a member of the Board of the Grace & Staff Community Development Foundation where she chairs the Education Committee. She is also the Chair of the Jamaica Network of Corporate Foundations and Co-Founder and Vice-Chair of the Caribbean Philanthropic Alliance.

Caroline was grounded in the principles of philanthropy through her role as Executive Director of Building Bridges a one-year initiative implemented by Ambassador Sue Cobb, former US envoy to Jamaica, which aimed at enhancing community ties between South Florida and Jamaica.

She holds a Bachelor of Arts in History and English Literature from The University of the West Indies (UWI).

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