PHF secretariat was established in 2011. The Secretariat is accountable to the membership through an annually elected Executive Committee (Ex-Com) and Chair. The Executive Committee of PHF consist of eight members including seven members elected from INGO’s including one Country Coordinator and one Chair. The PHF Country Coordinator, Chair and Executive Committee represent PHF and take key decisions on action and priorities. Past PHF Chairpersons have been from Islamic Relief, Church World Service, Oxfam, International Rescue Committee, Catholic Relief Services. Currently CESVI is the Chair of PHF Executive Committee and HOPE’87 is a Deputy Chair.