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:
Douglas started his working life as a fish biologist splashing around in rivers in the west of Scotland (far less glamorous than it sounds), but has worked in fundraising for charities for the last 19 years. Over that time he has worked for the Royal Agricultural Benevolent Association, Oxfam, Earthwatch, Oxfam again, the British Heart […]
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 […]
Simone P. Joyaux ACFRE Adv Dip
Simone is described as “one of the most thoughtful, inspirational, and provocative leaders in the philanthropic sector worldwide.” In 2017, Simone began her 30th year as a full time consultant specializing in fund development, strategic planning, and board development/governance. She speaks worldwide and also teaches in the philanthropy graduate program at Saint Mary’s University, Minnesota, […]
Della is a strategic leader with more than 30 years of experience in fundraising, in the UK and internationally. She works with international NGOs to further their fundraising and income growth, consistently helping them to achieve their targets and implement cutting edge fundraising techniques. She is known for her leadership and practical approach to fundraising development. She is an Advisory Board member for the International Fundraising Congress, and a full member of the Institute of Fundraising (UK) since 1987.
"It’s an honour to be associated with Tony’s foundation, like Tony, I’m passionate about good fundraising and supporting others to be future fundraising change makers."
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