Conferences & Training

 Institute Chair

Jon PaparsenosJon Paparsenos
Vice President, Philanthropy & CEO UNSW Foundation
UNSW Sydney

Jon Paparsenos is the Vice President Philanthropy and CEO UNSW Foundation appointed in 2016. He brings to the role more than 13 years' experience in campaigns and major and principal gifts fundraising. Prior to joining UNSW, he served in the position of Executive Director of Development, Academic Divisions and Regions for Caltech (the California Institute of Technology) and with Marquette University in Wisconsin and Community Counselling Co., LLC in New York.

Jon came to philanthropy following an eight year service with the US Marine Corps. Jon holds a BA from Seton Hall University. He is a fluent Greek speaker and emigrated from Greece at the age of 18 to the US. In 2016, Jon immigrated to Australia with his wife and two children to take up his current position with UNSW.