Our mentors are all experienced and successful leaders and managers who know how to help others be the best they can be in their roles. Many are fundraising experts but we also have others who specialise in areas such as innovation or technology both from within and beyond the not-for-profit sector. Their wide range of skills, knowledge, organisational experience and locations means we can always make a really productive match of mentor and participant.
Get to know a selection of our team:
Luke began his career in fundraising at Save the Children in 2001, following a spell working in the NHS. Since then Luke has worked with a number of charities of varying scales, the British Heart Foundation, DHIVERSE and since 2016 CLIC Sargent, where Luke is Assistant Director of Fundraising, responsible for leading a cross-cutting supporter […]
With previous commercial Marketing and PR roles Lucy started her fundraising career at Cancer Research UK in 2004. During this time she successfully lead Volunteer Fundraising teams and also helped set-up and establish the new Regional Corporate Team. To gain more industry experience Lucy worked with THINK as an interim manager and freelance consultant, trouble-shooting […]
Frances is the Executive Director of Philanthropy & Partnerships, responsible for developing and leading the high value fundraising strategy, driving income growth through individual relationships and partnerships for Cancer Research UK. Her fundraising experience spans more than 20 years. Joining Imperial Cancer Research Fund in the mid 90s, she subsequently held a number of roles within Volunteer Fundraising and following the merger to form Cancer Research UK she was responsible for developing the charity’s Innovation team. Frances joined Maggie’s Cancer Caring Centres, as the Fundraising Director in 2007 developing their fundraising team and leading their capital campaign The Joy of Living to fund the expansion of the Maggie’s Centres network. She returned to Cancer Research UK in 2010, as the Supporter Led Fundraising Director, and has subsequently led the Events team, Volunteer Fundraising, High Value Supporter Partnerships, Sports and Volunteering.
Kate began her career in education marketing for business colleges including Cass Business School and Henley Management Centre. After three successful BBC Children in Need appeals and six years at Cancer Research UK, Kate joined Teenage Cancer Trust in 2009 as Head of Regional Fundraising, and was appointed Director of Fundraising & Marketing in 2014. Having benefitted from mentoring and support throughout her career, from Tony and other key figures - Kate is an enthusiastic founder mentor for the Tony Elischer Foundation
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