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Stefan Lanfer Bio

Stefan Lanfer is Knowledge Officer at the Barr Foundation, the largest private foundation in New England. In this role, Lanfer leads all external and internal communications in support of Barr’s vision for a more vibrant, just, and sustainable world with hopeful futures for children. Prior to joining Barr in 2008, Lanfer worked at the Palladium Group, a strategy consultancy, managing executive education programs. He also spent three years at the Project for School Innovation, a nonprofit working with educators from charter and district public schools to document, share, and replicate effective practices. Before moving to Boston in 2001, Lanfer worked in professional theatres – scouting and developing new plays at Stamford Theatre Works, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and Long Wharf Theatre. He is also a playwright. Lanfer holds an MBA from MIT and a BA in English and playwriting from Dartmouth College.