Andrew Rolfe is currently the chairman of Ubuntu Education Fund, a not for profit organization that offers quality education, early childhood support, social, vocational training, and health services to children from impoverished families in Africa. Since its inception in Port Elizabeth, this organization has helped over 2000 disadvantaged kids from the townships of Port Elizabeth.
Under the leadership of Andrew Rolfe, the Ubuntu Fund has been recognized as the leading design for sustainable development. The organization has helped 100% of HIV-positive mothers under its care to deliver HIV-negative babies. In addition, all of its toddlers have begun primary school and 90% of scholars qualified to attend institutions of higher learning.
Being an innovator who helps companies to expand to international markets, Andrew has worked for other businesses like True Religion Apparel, Inc and J. Jill, Beverages & More. His expansion expertise and strong leadership skills make Andrew an asset to the Ubuntu Education Fund. He always looks for ways to boost and expand opportunities for more disadvantaged families and children. Therefore, you should expect to see more developments and growth from this organization because of the influence of this powerful and dedicated leader.
About Andrew Rolfe
Andrew Rolfe is presently the Chairman of the Ubuntu Education Fund. Before being appointed to this position, Andrew earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics in 1988 from the University of Oxford. Andrew also acquired a Master’s degree in 1992 in business economics and administration From the Harvard Business School. He also holds another Master’s degree Master’s degree from St. Edmund Hall in Oxford that he achieved in 1998.
Andrew was privileged to be awarded the title President of the International division at Gap Inc. He had the responsibility of managing their operations in the United Kingdom, France, Japan, and Germany. Additionally, he also handled the company’s international growth strategies. Before joining Gap, Rolfe had gained experience heading several successful companies, for example, Pret A Manger where he oversaw the company’s operations in New York, Hong Kong, Tokyo and the United Kingdom as its Chairman and CEO. He was also the President of Booker Foodservice and Operations Vice-President for PepsiCo Restaurants International.