Our Team

The team at the Board is responsible for the effective and efficient running of SFiO. The Board was established at the first AGM in May 2016 and is comprised of ten contributors, including and headed by two Co-Presidents. 

The size may reduce over time, yet with the challenges ahead, it is good to have an experienced team from a number of countries. Our contributors elected a new Board for the 2021/2022 year and you can see the profile below. We regard the Board as enablers, helping to grow SF in organisations through our network.

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Andrew Gibson

Board Member
InterAction Contributor
SFiO Contributor

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Annie Bordeleau

Co-President
Board Member
Editor of InterAction
SFiO Contributor

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Anton Stellamans

Board Member
SFiO Chapter Head
SFiO Contributor

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Cristina Mühl

Board Member
SFiO Contributor

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John Brooker

Co-President
SFiO Reviewed Practitioner
Editor of Interaction
Chapter Head
SFiO Contributor

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Lilian Ing

Board Member
InterAction Contributor
SFiO Contributor

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Paul Z Jackson

Board Member
InterAction Contributor
SFiO Contributor

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Petra Mueller-Demary

Board Member
SFiO Chapter Head

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Trevor Durnford

Board Member
SFiO Contributor

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Wim Sucaet

Board Member
SFiO Reviewed Practitioner
SFiO Contributor

Our direction for SFiO

The SFiO leadership team has identified six areas to focus our attention on to make SFiO successful. These are stated below.

The new Board is currently developing a revised list of focus areas for the next five years from 2021. Our original six areas (from 2016) to focus our attention on were:

  1. Support existing initiatives – We have identified good examples of SF initiatives and nurture and support these initiatives to flourish. We sponsor, promote and contribute to the success of “SF in organisations” events.
  2. Communicate superbly to organisations and contributors (Members) – Contributors and organisations can find and link to everything that is happening in SF, organised in one website that is easy to access. We are talking in language organisations and contributors understand. We are on all useful social media platforms. Our story is clear. We have a well known name and logo. 
  3. Develop more and larger Chapters – We have more people in Chapters and more Chapters globally. A global online Chapter exists. Chapters share best practice and offer examples and case studies.
  4. Grow the community of contributors (Members) – We have 500+ contributors, a large percentage of whom are in organisations. There are many young and diverse people. Contributors know how they can contribute and benefits they receive. It is really easy to join.
  5. Reach out to organisations and our contributors – We have many more organisations represented in ASFIO and have created an event for organisations and contributors, encouraging collaboration. We are speaking at diverse conferences and encouraging contributors to do so.
  6. Develop and encourage professional standards for SF in organisations – We have established standards, enhanced the review process and have many more reviews carried out. We publish the existing InterAction Collection and are building a rich library of SF resources.

Feel free to contribute by offering some of your energy and enthousisam to support team and progress SFiO in each of these areas. Looking forward to receiving your email!