Ed Marcum

A founding member of the Humanity United team, Ed has for the past decade played a leadership role in the establishment and direction of HU’s work across both the peacebuilding and anti-human trafficking program areas including work in Sudan, South Sudan, Liberia, and Nepal. Ed contributed to the creation of the Freedom Fund and serves as a founding board member. He currently oversees HU’s work addressing forced labor in corporate supply chains.

Ed brings more than 20 years of experience working on issues related to social justice including human rights, entrepreneurship/micro-enterprise development, and non-profit leadership. He has experience working across the for-profit, not-for profit, and public policy arenas. He has held senior management positions at World Links and Global Education Partnership as well as positions at the Oracle Corporation and the Council on Foreign Relations.

Ed received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California Berkeley, and his master’s degree in business administration/master of arts from The Wharton School/Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania.