Geoff Warne


Geoff has been involved in the leprosy world since 1981 in a series of management, leadership and governance capacities. After ten years in financial management for The Leprosy Mission in the 1980s, he spent 16 years in senior management roles with the leading organisation providing services for blind people in New Zealand, and acquired an MBA degree during this time. He then returned to London as General Director (CEO) of The Leprosy Mission International during 2006-2016.

Since August 2018 Geoff has been based in Geneva, Switzerland as CEO of ILEP, the International Federation of Anti-Leprosy Associations – a federation of NGOs working on achieving a leprosy free world through focusing on zero transmission, zero disabilities and zero discrimination.