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Empowering Change 
on the frontlines of health


The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust is responsible for managing Johnson & Johnson’s Global Community Impact programs and activities across Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

The Johnson & Johnson Corporate Citizenship Trust (Trust) was founded in 2007 as a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. The Trust is funded by the J&J Family of Companies through J&J Global Community Impact and J&J Operating Companies in EMEA.


Operational structure and management

  • The Trust is managed by a Board of Directors consisting of 14 senior J&J leaders across the Pharmaceutical, Consumer, Medical Devices and Global Supply businesses in the EMEA region.
  • The Directors are responsible for overseeing the affairs of the Trust and ensuring that it delivers on its mandate. The day to day operations of the Trust are managed by the Trust EMEA Team who have personal responsibilities for specific strategic areas.
  • The Trust EMEA Team is supported by a wider network of J&J professionals who operate at the local country level and provide support and advice to the Trust on CSR related matters. 
  • J&J employees across EMEA sit on informal CSR committees supporting local partner initiatives and driving community based volunteering programs in line with Our Credo.



Jane Griffiths

Chairman, Trust
Global Head Actelion

Inder Khosla

Regional Vice President, 
Consumer Supply Chain EMEA

Kris Sterkens

Company Group Chairman
Janssen EMEA

Jaak Peeters

Global Head, Global Public Health, Johnson & Johnson

Wim Bossens

Assistant General Counsel
J&J Law Department EMEA

Angelika Elser

Communication & Public Affairs Leader, Janssen EMEA

Demet Russ

Vice President Finance Janssen EMEA

Neil Wood

Senior Finance Director -
Consumer Supply Chain EMEA

Frank Welvaert

Vice President, Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact 

Pat Smallcombe

Company Group Chairman,
Consumer EMEA

Hani Abouhalka

Company Group Chairman,
Medical Devices EMEA

Zeger Vercouteren

Vice President, EMEA
Worldwide Government Affairs & Policy, Johnson & Johnson

Luis Díaz-Rubio

Managing Director, Emerging Markets,
Janssen EMEA

Alissa Hsu Lynch

Vice President,
J&J Medical Devices EMEA


Ben Davies

Executive Director, Trust
EMEA Lead | Johnson & Johnson Global Community Impact

Annet Eijkelkamp

Director EMEA, Global Community Impact, Employee Engagement

Anthony Gitau

Director, Global Community Impact
Sub Saharan Africa

Laura Nel

Director, Global Community Impact
Sub Saharan Africa

Antonio Delgado

Program Director Janssen CSR EMEA Fund

Marion Birnstill

Senior Manager, Partnerships

Julia Wolfer

Manager, Employee Engagement

Ailbhe Timmons

Manager, Employee Engagement

Mariana Xavier

Manager, Partnerships

Tinneke Proost

Grant Specialist

Cindy Verachtert

Management Assistant

Lei Wang

Consultant Finance Administrator