Meet SOS Children's Villages Gulf Area Office Team
Harrison (Harry) Goodall Jr. is a seasoned executive and leader, with years of experience in NGO’s and business. He has a proven track record of commitment to serving the underserved through entrepreneurship and the establishment and growth of NGO’s.
Goodall has directed National and Area programs and offices for several organizations, notably Habitat for Humanity International, serving as Area Vice President Africa and Middle East for a decade. He specializes in building teams and growing organizations. He has served on the boards of Habitat for Humanity Jacksonville, Share Capital Foundation, World Affairs Council and as Chairman of HANDS (Hands Along the Nile Development Services).
Goodall started several businesses in the Congo including river and road transport, coffee and timber export and aviation services. Upon returning to the USA he established companies to build trade relationships between the US and Africa and Middle East and focus on trade and development projects.
Born in the USA, he was raised in the Democratic Republic of Congo where he and his wife LuAnn and their son Harrison maintain close relationships and a home on the banks of the Congo river.
Harrison Goodall currently serves as the Director of the SOS Children’s Villages International - Gulf Area Offic, located in Duabi, United Arab Emirates.
Donor Services & Administration Manager
Alice is the Administration Manager for the SOS Children’s Villages International – Gulf Area Office. She holds a BA in International and Diplomatic Science from University of Bologna (Italy), which is considered to be the oldest university in the world.
Throughout her education, she developed a focus in Human Rights, Anthropology, Geo-political interest and Languages. She speaks English and Italian fluently, B1 level of French and A2 level of Arabic. She has gained her work experience working for private companies, including events management.
Alice joined SOS Family in Dubai two years ago contributing to what it has always been her passion. “Working to help children in difficulty is a very rewarding feeling. I strongly believe in helping and donating chances of improvement to other people’s lives for a better common future”.