Financials
& Key Staff 

Financials
& Key Staff

 

Your Gift Goes Further

79.2 cents of every dollar Mercy Ships spends goes straight to our ships and field operations to provide surgeries and world-class medical care to those who have no other hope. Just 6.8 cents is set aside for overhead expenses and general costs.

Plus, every dollar received multiplies in value, thanks to the support of our generous corporate sponsors.

We’re Committed to Transparency

Any questions? Please call us. We appreciate talking with our partners about all we do to reach those who need us most.

Mercy Ships is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) which provides accreditation to Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with established standards for financial accountability, fundraising, and board governance.

79.2% Programmatic

  • 79.2% – Ship & Field Operations 79.2% 79.2%
  • 14% – Fundraising 14% 14%
  • 6.8% – General & Administrative 6.8% 6.8%

We’re Committed to Transparency

Any questions? Please call us. We appreciate talking with our partners about all we do to reach those who need us most.

Mercy Ships is a member of the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability (ECFA) which provides accreditation to Christian nonprofit organizations that faithfully demonstrate compliance with established standards for financial accountability, fundraising, and board governance.

79.2% Programmatic

  • 79.2% – Ship & Field Operations 79.2% 79.2%
  • 14% – Fundraising 14% 14%
  • 6.8% – General & Administrative 6.8% 6.8%

Mercy Ships Key Staff

Gert van de Weerdhof

Interim Chief Executive Officer

Please welcome our Interim CEO, Gert van de Weerdhof, to Mercy Ships! Gert has built his 30 year career in various industries and businesses around the Globe. He has served as a CEO for truly international companies and has built businesses in Europe, North-and South America and Asia. Gert has also been a member of the Mercy Ships Netherland’s Board of Directors.

Fred Grote

Chief Financial Officer

Fred has an extensive background and experience in Finance, Accounting, Planning, and International Operations. After joining Mercy Ships in August 2017, he became Chief Financial Officer on November 1, 2017. Prior to joining Mercy Ships, Fred held a position as Vice President, Planning and Analytics with Hunt Consolidated. Fred is a CPA and holds a BSBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at Dallas as well as an MBA in Finance from The University of Dallas.

Dr. Miriam John

Interim International Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Miriam is an emergency medicine physician from the UK. She joined Mercy Ships as a volunteer in 2017 and has served in various positions in the hospital and medical capacity building. She is passionate about ensuring patient safety and strengthening healthcare systems through data-driven quality improvement and continuous professional education. She has executive education in leadership and change management from the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and MIT Sloan School of Management and is a member of the Royal College of Emergency Medicine.

Accreditation

Mercy Ships is committed to using the resources provided to us responsibly in order to bring hope and healing to those in need. We are proud to be accredited by the following agencies: