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Tim Hanstad Chief Executive Officer, Chandler Foundation

Tim Hanstad is the Chief Executive Officer at the Chandler Foundation. Prior to joining the Chandler Foundation in 2018, Tim co-founded Landesa with Roy Prosterman and spent over three decades with the organization, which included launching programs in China, the former Soviet Union, and India, where he lived for five years.

Tim is a Skoll Social Entrepreneur Awardee and Schwab Foundation Outstanding Social Entrepreneur. He has authored numerous books and articles on economic and social development, including One Billion Rising with Roy Prosterman and Robert Mitchell. Tim holds two law degrees from the University of Washington and a bachelor’s degree from Seattle Pacific University.