Ian Swartz

Program Manager, Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa, South Africa

Ian Southey-Swartz is a program manager for the LGBTI Program as well as the HIV and AIDS Program in the Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa (OSISA). OSISA is part of the larger Open Society Foundations (OSF). Prior to joining OSF in 2009, he directed The Rainbow Project, then a national LGBT organization and one of the first registered LGBT organizations outside of South Africa. Mr. Southey-Swartz holds a B.A. in social sciences, an M.A. in psychology and a postgraduate diploma in higher education focusing on the development of the adolescent, all from the University of Cape Town.

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