fredrick anyanwu

Fredrick Anyanwu

Chief Philanthropy Officer

Elton John AIDS Foundation 


Fredrick Anyanwu (he/him) is the Chief Philanthropy Officer for Elton John AIDS Foundation, based in New York/London where he leads the organization’s global fundraising effort to support EJAF’s pursuit of an AIDS-free world, in accordance with the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Goals. Fredrick formerly served as Associate Vice President (AVP) of Resource Development for CARE, where he led growth & expansion of CARE’s Resource Development  efforts across the United States. Prior to serving as AVP at CARE, he was Executive Director for Major Gifts Fundraising, CARE – Western Region. CARE is the premiere international humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development programs in the most vulnerable communities across the globe. 
Fredrick was born and raised in Nigeria. He graduated from Pepperdine University with a master’s degree in public policy with an emphasis on international relations and economics. Fredrick also holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Azusa Pacific University. He serves on the board of East Oakland Boxing Association, an organization focused on empowering inner city youths in Oakland, California. He is also a member of The Pacific Council on International Policy.