A list of great charity speakers – UK

BAME PEOPLE WHO DO NOT IDENTIFY AS MALE

ACADEMIC EXPERTS

  • Deborah Gabriel: Academic at Bournemouth University and Founder of Black British Academics – @deborahgabriel
  • Jen Shang: Professor of Philanthropic Psychology at the University of Plymouth – @jen_shang
  • Kalwant Bhopal: Professor of Education and Social Justice, University of Birmingham – @KalwantBhopal

CHIEF EXECS, EXEC DIRECTORS & FOUNDERS

  • Adeela Warley: CEO of CharityComms – @adeelawarley
  • Aderonke Apata: Founder of African Rainbow an organisation that offers support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTIQ) People of African Heritage – @rock4_ronnie
  • Alison Lowe: Chief Executive of Touchstone – @Alison4Labour
  • Alison Kriel: CEO and Founder at AMAYA TRUST – @AlisonKriel
  • Amanda Khozi Mukwashi: CEO, Christian Aid – @AMukwashi
  • Ananta Dave: Consultant Psychiatrist and part of Executive Committee of BIPA – British Indian Psychiatric Association – @adave_NHS
  • Baljeet Sandhu: Founding Director of the Migrant & Refugee Children’s Legal Unit – https://twitter.com/Baljeet_Sandhu_
  • Barbara Kasumu: CEO of the Elevation Network and Co-Founder of Inclusive Boards – @barbarakasumu
  • Danielle Walker Palmour: Director, Friends Provident Foundation – @dwp_do2go
  • Debbie Ariyo OBE: Chief Executive at AFRUCA Africans Unite Against Child Abuse – @DebbieAriyo
  • Faeeza Vaid: Executive Director of the Muslim Women’s Network UK@2Faeeza
  • Fozia Irfan: CEO of Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation – @Irfan_Fozia
  • Guppi Bola: Co-founder, Working On Our Power – @guppikb
  • Imandeep Kaur: Co-Founder and Director of the Impact Hub Birmingham – @ImmyKaur
  • Inderjit Kaur: Co-Founder and Director of the Impact Hub Birmingham – @inderjitkaur77
  • Joy Warmington: CEO of national equalities & human rights charity brap – @jwmusesthis
  • Joyce Fraser: Founder and Chair of the Black Heroes Foundation – @jfraseronline
  • Julia Lynch: Founding Director, Global Girl Project – @GlobalGirlProj
  • Kim Shutler-Jones: CEO at The Cellar Trust mental health charity in Bradford – @KimShutler_J
  • Kiran Sahota: Director, Believe in Me – @kizzakat
  • Liv Little: Founding Editor-in-Chief of gal-dem magazine – an award-winning magazine written by women of colour and non-binary people of colour for all to explore @LivLittle
  • Marai Larasi: Executive Director at Imkaan, UK-based, black feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls – @MaraiLarasi
  • Meena Varma: Director, Dalit Solidarity Network – @DSNUK
  • Naomi Hulston: Chief Operating Officer at Catch 22 – @Catch22Naomi
  • Nimco Ali: Co-founder of Daughters of Eve – @NimkoAli
  • Phyll Opoku-Gyimah: Co-Founder and Executive Director of UK Black Pride, Head of Equality at PCS Union – @MsLadyPhyll
  • Poonam Joshi: Executive Director at Sigrid Rausing Trust – I haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her LinkedIn profile
  • Poppy Jaman OBE: CEO of Mental Health First Aid – @PoppyJaman
  • Ruth Ibegbuna: Founder & CEO of the wonderful the RECLAIM project – @MsIbegbuna
  • Sajda Mughal OBE: Multi-award winning CEO of the Jan Trust @SajdaMughal
  • Sandra Shakespeare: Co-founder, Museum Detox – @shakes_sandra
  • Sharla Duncan: Founder and CEO of Team Up – haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her charity’s website – https://teamup.org.uk/about-us/team/sharla-duncan-ceo 
  • Shahnaz Ahmed: Founder of Knit Aid – @shahnazta
  • Shaista Gohir OBE: Chair of Muslim Women’s Network UK – @ShaistaGohir
  • Shakira Martin: NUS National President 17/18 – @ShakiraSweet1
  • Shirley A May: Director of Young Identity Poet – @Thegirldreams
  • Sophia Cannon: London Community Director of Tech Inclusion – @SophiaCannon
  • Su-Mei Thompson: CEO of the Media Trust – @suemeithompson1
  • Talat Yaqoob: Co-founder/Chair of Women50:50 – the campaign for at least 50% representation of women in the Scottish Parliament, in our councils and on public boards.  – @talatyaqoob
  • Ummul Choudhury: CEO and co-founder Capoeira4refugees – I haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her LinkedIn profile
  • Wanda Wyporska: Executive Director, The Equality Trust – @WandaWyporska
  • Wasfi Kani OBE: Chief Executive of Grange Park Opera and Trustee of British Museum – @wasfikani
  • Yasmin Khan: Director of Staying Put UK – @ykhan100
  • Zohra Khaku: Director of Muslim Youth Help – @zkhaku

CSR EXPERTS

DIGITAL AND/OR TECH EXPERTS

  • Florence Okoye: UX/Service expert Part of Afro Futures – a UK based Afrofuturist collective of artists, hackers, activists reimagining the future black experience – @FINOkoye
  • Zoe Amar: Director of Zoe Amar Communications. Specialises in all things digital – @zoeamar

DIVERSITY AND EQUALITY EXPERTS

  • Carol Akiwumi: Director Black Fundraisers UK, Founder of Money4Youth and Trustee of the Institute of Fundraising – @AmickyCarol
  • Sophia Moreau: Women’s Officer, Young Women’s Trust & Birkbeck College Students’ Union – @theSMinitiative

EVENTS EXPERTS

  • Neelam Sanghani: Events Manager, UK Youth – @schmeels18

FINANCE EXPERTS

Geetha Rabindrakumar: Head of Engagement at Big Society Capital & Trustee at Crisis – @GeethaBigSocCap

FUNDRAISING EXPERTS

  • Alana Tubasei: Head of Philanthropy at University of Edinburgh – @AlanaTubasei
  • Angie Carter:  Fundraising Manager at the Children’s Trust. Has been a fundraiser for 25 years – @AngiecarterUK
  • Dana K Segal: Strategist and fundraiser – @DanaKSegal
  • Davinia Batley: Fundraising Director at Become – @daviniab311
  • Dee Brecker: Director of Fundraising & Partnerships at Cherie Blair Foundation for Women – I haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her LinkedIn profile.
  • Desiree D’Souza: Director of Fundraising & Marketing at SeeAbility – @DatSeeAbility
  • Harpreet Kondel: Interim Head of Individual Giving at Christian Aid – I haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her LinkedIn profile.
  • Humah Akram: Head of New Business at the British Heart Foundation – expertise in corporate fundraising – @HumahLAKram
  • Iyabo Oba: Partnerships Manager at Freedom from Torture. Specialises in Corporate Fundraising – @CharityIyabo
  • Jaz Nannar: Managing Director at Burnett Works – I haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her LinkedIn profile.
  • Jhumar Johnson: Director of Development – Open University. The person who recommended her stated, “I heard Jhumar Johnson speak at something once and literally DRANK up everything she said. Fabulous speaker and inspiring major gifts fundraiser” – @jhumarjohnson
  • Kizzy Wardle: Head of Supporter Outreach at ShelterBox – expertise in community fundraising – @KizWardle
  • Natasha Kashyap: Head of Philanthropy & Partnerships at Bowel Cancer UK/Beating Bowel Cancer – I haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her LinkedIn profile.
  • Renata de Groot: Emergency Fundraising Appeals expert at Oxfam – @renatadegroot
  • Ryna Sherazi: Head of Fundraising and Communications at Anti-Slavery International – @R_Sherazi
  • Shabby Amini: Fundraising, Partnerships and Communications Director, CARE International UK – @shabs0577
  • Wendy Gupta: Senior Strategic and Commercial Partnerships Manager at the NSPCC – @WendyGupta

GRANTMAKING EXPERTS

  • Lyn Cole: Former England Grantmaking Director, Big Lottery Fund – @LynCole65
  • Maureen Grant: Grants Officer, Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust – @MaureenAjrct

INNOVATION EXPERTS

  • Naomi Sesay: Head of Innovation and Diversity at Media Trust – @NaomiSesay

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS EXPERTS

  • Danielle Wootton: Head of Marketing, Scope – @Babe__Ruthless
  • Devia Gurjar: Director of Marketing and Communications at Girlguiding UK – @DeviaGurjar
  • Dina Bhadreshwara: Senior Digital Marketing Manager at Marie Curie – @MuffinBreath
  • Gaby Jeffs: Founder of Magneto Films – @MagnetoGaby
  • Jasmine Dotiwala: Head of Youth Engagement & Media at the Media Trust – @JasmineDotiwala
  • Kiran Ramchandani: Communications Director, UK Community Foundations – @Kiran_r
  • Naima Sakande: Host of Third Culture Podcast – @NSakande
  • Nicola Peckett: Director of Communications at the Disasters Emergency Committee – @NicolaPeckett
  • Ramona Aning: Senior Press & PR Officer at YMCA England – @RamonaAning
  • Susheila Juggapah: Digital Content Manager at CharityComms – @SushiJuggapah

POLICY, ADVOCACY AND CAMPAIGNING EXPERTS

  • Olumide Popoola: London-based Nigerian German writer and speaker who presents internationally on the ‘in-between’ of culture, language and public space where a, sometimes uncomfortable, look at complexity is needed – @msolumide
  • Pamela Zaballa: Head of Policy for Women and Children services at Hestia – @pamela_zaballa
  • Shahin Ashraf MBE: Global Advocacy Advisor on Gender, Climate change and Refugees, Islamic Relief Worldwide     – @shahinuashraf
  • Sufina Ahmad: Corporation of London, Elfrida Society volunteer – @sufinaahmad

SERVICE DELIVERY EXPERTS

  • Ezimma Chigbo: Birkbeck SU Black Members’ Officer – @EzChigbo
  • Hasna Mahmood: part of LEAP Confronting Conflict – an award-winning national youth charity that provides inspirational conflict management training and support to young people and the professionals working with them. Hasna is also part of the Youth Independent Advisory group – @hasna2462
  • Natalie Koussa: Director of Partnerships and Services, Compassion in Dying – @nataliekoussa
  • Sherry Malik: Director of children’s services at the NSPCC – @sherry_malik
  • Shuwanna Aaron: NUS Scotland Women’s Officer- @Shuwanna_Aaron

WHITE PEOPLE WHO DO NOT IDENTIFY AS MALE

ACADEMICS

  • Wendy Sadler MBE: STEM communicator, Lecturer Cardiff University & Founder of Science Made Simple – @wendyjsadler

CHIEF EXECS, EXEC DIRECTORS & FOUNDERS

  • Adele Blakebrough MBE: CEO & Founder, Social Business Trust – https://uk.linkedin.com/in/adele-blakebrough-mbe-18310827
  • Aisling Duffy: CEO, Certitude – @AislingDuffy_
  • Alison Garnham: CEO of Child Poverty Action – @AlisonCPAG
  • Amy Varle: Founder, Fellow – Homelessness – Winston Churchill Memorial Foundation, Social Property Investment – @MissAmyVarle
  • Anna Feuchtwang: Chief Executive of National Children’s Bureau, internationalista, promoter of children’s rights – @AnnaFeuchtwang
  • Anna Fowlie: Chief Executive of Scottish Social Services Council – @AnnaFowlie
  • Anna Josse: CEO of the Prism Gift Fund – @Prismgiftfund 
  • Anna Laycock: Executive Director of The Finance Innovation Lab – @anna_luise
  • Anna Smee: CEO UK Youth – @AnnaSmee1
  • Anne Fox: CEO of Clinks – @AnneFoxThoughts
  • Annie McDowall: CEO of the Share Community ­- @ShareCEO
  • Annika Small OBE: Co-founder and Director of CAST (the Centre for Accelerated Social Technology) – @AnnikaSmall
  • Becky Slack: Co-founder/Editorial Director of Lead Magazine and Director of Slack Communications – @Becky_Slack
  • Beth Rowland: Founder, Let’s Talk About Loss – @talkaboutloss
  • Beth Upton: Founder and CEO of Money Tree Fundraising – specialises in major donor fundraising – @Beth_Upton
  • Carol Iddon: Acting CEO at Action for Children – @IddonCarol
  • Caroline Fiennes: Director of Giving Evidence – @carolinefiennes
  • Carol Long: CEO of Young Epilepsy – @carol__long
  • Caron Bradshaw: Chief Executive of the Charity Finance Group – @caronlb
  • Debbie Geraghty: Executive Director of Plymouth Music Zone – @PMZOfficial
  • Debra Allcock Tyler: Chief Executive of DSC – @DebAllcockTyler
  • Deborah Gold: Chief Executive at the National AIDS Trust – @deborahagold
  • Dez Holmes: Director of Research in Practice – @dez_holmes
  • Edel Harris: CEO of Cornerstone Scotland – @EdelHarris
  • Eleanor Covell: Founder, Is the Third Sector Sexist? – @ellecovell
  • Emmie Kell: CEO, Cornwall Museums Partnership – @emmiekell
  • Emily Sword: CEO of Theodoras Children’s Charity – @swordsevr
  • Fran Indigo:  Director of @indigotrust and Chair of @360Giving – @FranIndigo
  • Frances Longley: CEO Amref Health Africa UK – @FranRLon
  • Gail Heath: CEO of The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) – @MWomensAidCEO
  • Ginny Lunn: Chief Executive of Beanstalk – @GinnyBeanstalk
  • Jane Fisher: Director at ARC Antenatal Results and Choices – @FishyJane
  • Jane Gould: Founder & CEO of Clean Sheet @CleanSheetUK_JG
  • Jane Ide: CEO of NAVCA – @Jane_NAVCA
  • Jess Figueras: Chair of Trustees National Childbirth Trust (NCT) – @jessicafigueras
  • Jessica Sumner: Chief Executive of Community Works – @jsumn76
  • Jessica Thom: co-founder of Touretteshero and expert fundraiser – @TourettesHero
  • Jill Ritchie: Chair SA UK Trust  Network – @JillRitchieZA
  • Jo Berry:  Founder, Building Bridges for Peace – @JoBerry9
  • Jo Hunter: Co-founder and CEO of 64 Million Artists – @thesonghunter
  • Judy Robinson: Chair of Sheffield Healthwatch & member of Health & Wellbeing Board – @JudyRob9
  • Julie Bentley: CEO of Girlguiding – @juliebentley
  • Julia Kaufmann: Chair of the Small Charities Coalition (previously CEO of Children in Need and Gingerbread) – @Kaufmann_julia
  • Julia Unwin: Chair of the Independent Inquiry on the Future of Civil Society – @JuliaUnwin
  • Juliet Mountford: Exec Director of Parent Services at NCT – @julietmountf
  • Karen Addington: CEO of JDRF UK – @KarenFAddington
  • Kate Bratt-farrar: Hospice Director Sue Ryde Wheatfields@KateBrattFarrar
  • Kate Collins – CEO of Teenage Cancer Trust – @KateCollinsUK
  • Kate Nash OBE: CEO Purple Space – @KateNashOBE
  • Katharine Sacks Jones: Director of the Agenda Alliance – @KatharineSJ
  • Kathy Evans: CEO of Children England – @Kathy_CEO_CE
  • Kelly Henderson: Founder, Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) – @kelda_kelly
  • Laura Bunt: Exec Director of Business Development at Addaction UK – @LauraBunt
  • Lily Elizabeth Davies: Executive Director of Chickenshed Theatre – @tweetsfromlily
  • Liz Sayce: Former CEO of Disability Rights UK Disability equality consultant – @lizsayce
  • Liz Searle: CEO of Keech Hospice Care – @LizSearle1
  • Louise Macdonald: CEO youth charity Young Scot and Chair National Advisory Council for Women & Girls – @LouiseMac
  • Lucy Caldicott: CEO of UpRising and on the Board of the Fundraising Regulator – @LucyCaldicott
  • Lucy Lake: Chief Executive of Camfed International- @LucyLake
  • Lucy McTernan: CEO of SCVO, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations – @LucyMcTernan
  • Lynda Thomas: CEO Macmillan Cancer Support – @lynda_thomas
  • Mandy Johnson – that’s me – CEO of the Small Charities Coalition – @MsMandyJ
  • Meredith Niles: Executive Director of Fundraising and Engagement at Marie Curie – @MeredithNiles
  • Michelle Chambers: Managing Director of Think CS – @MicheChambers
  • Michelle Hill: CEO of Talk Listen Change – @TLCCEO_Michelle
  • Merle Davies: Director Blackpool Centre for Early Child Development – @Merle_CECD
  • Nathalie McDermott: CEO and Founder of On Road – a charity improving media coverage of misrepresented groups – @natmc
  • Nazek Ramadan: Director of Migrant Voice – @NazekRamadan
  • Nicola Brentnall: CEO, The Queen’s Trust and The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust – @NicolaBrentnall
  • Nik Peasgood: CEO of Leeds Women’s Aid – @NikPeasgood
  • Oonagh Aitken: CEO, Volunteering Matters – @OonaghAitken
  • Patricia Armstrong: Chief Executive of ACOSVO, the Association of Chief Officers of Scottish Voluntary Organisations – @patacosvo
  • Penny Fidler: CEO of The UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres – @PennyFidler1
  • Polly Neate:  Chief Executive of Shelter – @pollyn1 
  • Pooky Knightsmith: Vice chair CYP Mental Health – @PookyH
  • Rachel Muir: Founder & Executive Director, Girlstart – @rachelmuir 
  • Rhian Burke: CEO and founder of 2 Wish Upon A Star – @Rhian_Burke
  • Rhian Davies: CEO Disability Wales/Anabledd Cymru – @dwrhian
  • Rhona Cunningham: CEO at Fife Gingerbread – @Rhona_FG
  • Ruth Marks: Chief Executive WCVA, Wales Council for Voluntary Action – @wcvaruth
  • Sally Young: CEO Newcastle CVS – http://www.wellnorth.co.uk/about-us/our-team/our-pathfinder-teams/well-newcastle-gateshead/ms-sally-young
  • Sarah Lindsell: CEO The Brain Tumour Charity – @BrainTumourCEO
  • Sarah Thompson – CEO of St Claire Hospice – @SarahVThompson
  • Savita Willmott: Chief Executive of the Bristol Natural History Consortium – @sav63
  • Shirley Cramer: Chief Executive of the Royal Society for Public Health – @ShirleyCramer28
  • Sophia Giblin: CEO & Founder Clear Sky Childrens Charity – @Sophia_Giblin
  • Sophie Andrews: CEO, The Silver Line, Samaritans –  https://www.linkedin.com/in/sophie-andrews-obe-4605711a/
  • Stephanie Fraser: Chief Executive of Bobath Scotland – @StephanieFraser
  • Stevie Spring – Former Children in Need Chair of Trustees and described to me as “the most inspirational person I have ever met” by the person who recommended her – @steviespring1
  • Sue Turner: CEO Quartet Community Foundation – https://www.linkedin.com/in/sue-turner-8635954
  • Susan Brumpton: CEO Crawley Community & Voluntary Service, Chair The Making Place – @crawleycvs
  • Suzanne Bull: CEO, Attitude is Everything – https://uk.linkedin.com/in/suzanne-bull-mbe-9b291771
  • Tina Butler: CEO of Relate Bradford – @TinaButler9
  • Tracey Lazard: CEO, Inclusion London – https://www.inclusionlondon.org.uk/about-us/our-team/our-team/
  • Vic Hancock Fell: UK Director at Vision Africa – @VicHancockFell
  • Vicki Beere: CEO at Project 6, a drug and alcohol charity – @VickiBeere
  • Vicky Browning: CEO of ACEVO – @Browning_Vicky
  • Sue Tibballs: CEO of Sheila McKechnie Foundation – @Sue_Tibballs
  • Zoe Clark-Coates: CEO of the Mariposa Trust, a UK-based charity that provides support to anyone who has suffered the loss of a baby at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or in infancy – @ClarkCoates
  • Zrinka Bralo: CEO of Migrants Organise and Founder of Women on the Move – @ZrileB

CHARITY RETAIL EXPERTS

  • Fee Gilfeather: Head of Retail Brand & Customer Experience – @feegilfeather
  • Jayne Cartwright:  Founder of the Charity Retail Consultancy – @JayneCartwright 

CSR EXPERTS

  • Annie Morton – Strategy Director at the Good Agency – I haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her LinkedIn profile.
  • Caroll Pattison: CSR Manager for Traveleyes – @carollpattison
  • Emma Noble: CSR manager at Utility Wise plc – @noble83

DIGITAL &/OR TECH EXPERTS

  • Ali Walker Davies: Director of Digital Strategy at Open – @aliwalker84
  • Amanda Neylon: Digital Transformation Director at the NHS – @amandaneylon
  • Amy Burton: Digital engagement expert. Currently at the Department of Health and Social Care but has previously worked for several charities – @MissAJBurton
  • Anne Kempster: Freelance digital consultant focusing on delivery – @annkempster
  • Audree Fletcher: Consultant Service Designer and Researcher at Barnardo’s – @avfletcher
  • Emily Casson: Digital Marketing Manager at Cats Protection – @EmilyCasson
  • Jo Wolfe: A digital unicorn and one of the founders of the digital maturity matrix – @msjowolfe
  • Julie Dodd: Director of Digital Transformation and Communication at Parkinsons UK –@JulieDodd
  • Kelly O’Connor: Head of Digital Fundraising at Oxfam GB – @kellyoc6
  • Kirsty Marrins: charity digital expert and Trustee of the Small Charities Coalition – @LondonKirsty
  • Laila Takeh: Decribes herself as a “digital geek”. She currently works at Deloitte but previously worked for UNICEF UK so has a good understanding of the charity sector – @spirals
  • Pauline Roche: Charity tech expert, based in the West Mindlands – @PaulineRoche
  • Penny Dakin-Kiley: Digital comms expert – @PennyKiley
  • Sam Sparrow: Operations and Programmes Lead and Presenter at Tech for Good CAST – @SamRSparrow 

FUNDRAISING EXPERTS

  • Anna Sheinman: Fundraising Consultant – @annasheinman
  • Amanda Bringans – Director of Fundraising at the British Heart Foundation and Chair of the Institute of Fundraising – @AmandaBringans
  • Claire Singlehurst: Director of Relationship Fundraising Macmillan Cancer Support – @c_singlehurst
  • Christine (Punter) Reidy: Project Manager at Your Catholic Legacy – she is a legacy fundraising expert – @ChristineReidy
  • Claire Routley: Legacy giving expert – @ClaireyJaneR
  • Dominique Abranson: legacy fundraiser for Water Aid UK – @DomAbranson
  • Fiona Pattison: Strategic Planner at Open – @fiona_pattison
  • Hayley Clark: Senior Business Development Manager at the NSPCC – @Hch19
  • Isabella Wallace: Founder of Reach Out 2 Schools – a charity that gets resources and quality teacher training into impoverished communities overseas – @WallaceIsabella
  • Jane Hogan: Project Lead, Elmer’s Great North Parade at St Oswald’s Hospice – @JaneHogan28
  • Jane Hallahan – Head of Legacies at Mencap – @JaneLouH
  • Janie Frampton: Chair of Ref Support UK and Patron at Muslim Women’s Network UK – – I haven’t discovered her yet on Twitter so here is her LinkedIn profile
  • Joanna Elson: Chief Executive of Money Advice Trust – @JoannaElson
  • Jenni Anderson: Fundraising Director – The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award – @JennilAnderson
  • Julie Roberts: Community Fundraising and Events Specialist at More Strategic – @Julie_Roberts1
  • Katie Mosses: Corporate Partnerships Manager The Brain Tumour Charity – @katie_tbtc
  • Kath Abrahams: Director of Engagement & Fundraising for Diabetes UK – @kathabrahams
  • Kirsty Connell-Skinner: Development Manager at the Univeraity of Strathclyde – @Kirsty_CSk
  • Laura Croudace – Head of Partnerships at the Resource Alliance – @AlwaysColour
  • Lindsay Marsden:  Director of Partnerships & Fundraising for UK Youth – @lindsaymarsden8
  • Lisa Clavering: Freelance fundraiser and member of the Institute of Fundraising National Convention Board – @LisaClavering
  • Lizzi Hollis-Butcher: Corporate Partnerships Manager at St Mungos (and Founder of Charity Women) – @LizziHollis
  • Mary Dobson: Head of Fundraising & Comms Bar Pro Bono Unit – @medobson
  • Nicola Sinclair: Head of Fundraising at MS Society Scotland – @SinclairJnrJnr
  • Nikki Bell: Fundraising Brand Campaign Project Manager – @CharityNikki
  • Nina Gopal (BAME): The Silver Line Director of Fundraising – https://www.linkedin.com/in/nina-gopal-4b835a28/
  • Rachel Beer: Head of Creative Services at Revolutionise – @RachelBeer
  • Sara Rees: Head of Fundraising at Rays of Sunshine Children’s Charity – @sararees1
  • Sinead Chapman: Strategy Director at Open – @naidster
  • Sinead O’Keeffe: Professional fundraiser at Enable Ireland – @Ok_Sinead
  • Tish Ley: Legacy Engagement Manager at Guide Dogs for the Blind Association – @Ley_Tish
  • Tracy Griffin: Executive Director of Marketing, Fundraising and Communications at Scope – @tracyagriffin
  • Viki Hayden Ward: Head of Fundraising at the British Youth Council – @vikihayden

GOVERNANCE EXPERTS

  • Jacqui Penalver: Transformation Director at Papworth Trust – @bean04
  • Rosie Chapman: Charity Adviser and Chair of the Charity Governance Code – @RosieChapman1

INNOVATION EXPERTS

  • Lesley Pinder: Senior Innovation Consultant at Good Innovation – @Skipinder
  • Lucy Gower: Coach, trainer, author and consultant – @LucyInnovation

LEGACY MANAGEMENT

  • Nichola Sims – Training Manager at the Institute of Legacy Management – @NicholaSims

MARCOMMS EXPERTS

  • Barbara Osborne: Director of Income Generation and Marketing, Myeloma UK – @OzzyBM
  • Beth Murray: Director of Communications and Engagement at Catch22 @bmbm 
  • Claire Walker: Co-Director of Communications Teach First – @walker_essex
  • Deirdra Barr: Head of Marketing Henshaw (Society for the Blind) – https://www.linkedin.com/in/deirdrabarr/
  • Emma Roberts: Head of Marketing & Communications UK Youth – @EmmaUKYouth
  • Hannah Ellen Clare: Digital Marketing Manager, UK Youth – @hannalytical
  • Laura McIntosh: Head of Comms at Duke of Edinburgh – @LauraMcl
  • Lisa Quinlan-Rahman: Executive Director of Customer Strategy and Experience Scope – @QuinRah
  • Madeleine Sugden: Digital Impact Consultant – @madlinsudn
  • Natasha Roe: Charity consultant -specialises in strategy, brand, marketing – @RedPencil_
  • Natalie Williams: Communications Manager at Jubilee+ – @NatWillNatter
  • Paige Hughes: Fundraising and Marketing Manager at Talk, Listen, Change – @PaigeComms
  • Polly Shute: Director, Fundraising and Communications Together For Short Lives – @shute_polly
  • Rebecca Goodbourn: Head of Comms at NPC – @RJGoodbourn
  • Rebecca Rae-Evans: Digital strategist, @techforgoodlive – @rebeccawho
  • Sarah Johnson: Director of Mission (Marcomms, policy, patient advocacy, strategy), JDRF, the type 1 diabetes charity – @s_e_johnson

POLICY, ADVOCACY AND CAMPAIGNING EXPERTS

  • Anne Baxendale: Deputy Director of Comms, Policy, Campaigns at Shelter – @baxendaleanne
  • Antonia Bance: Head of campaigns & comms for the TUC – @antoniabance
  • Becca Bunce – Co-director of the ICchangeUK campaign (and named by former US President Barack Obama, as one of his inspirations!!) @_BBunce
  • Charlotte Ravenscroft: Director at Evidential Consulting- @CharRavenscroft
  • Christine Allen: Director, Policy & Public Affairs Christian Aid – @CDenchN21
  • Eleanor Briggs: Head of Policy and Research at Action for Children – @EleanorSBriggs
  • Fran Woodard: Executive director Policy & Impact Macmillan Cancer Support – @franwoodard
  • Jane Vass: Director of Policy and Research at Age UK – @janevass1
  • Josie Tucker: Head of Policy and Advocacy at Child Poverty Action Group – @JosieTucker
  • Katie Evans: Head of Research & Policy at Money & Mental Health – @katieuevans
  • Kayleigh Wainwright: Head of Membership & Policy UK Youth – @k_wainwright
  • Lucy Malenczuk: Policy Officer – Financial Services at Age UK – @LucyMalenczuk
  • Nikki van der Gaag: Director of Gender Justice and Women’s Rights at Oxfam GB – @NikkivanderGaag
  • Rachel Connor: Director of Research Partnerships – @coracle1
  • Rebecca Gowland: Head of Inequality Campaigns and Policy at Oxfam GB – @rebeccagowland
  • Sally Copley: Campaigner with Oxfam GB, Chair of Oxford Rape Crisis, Trustee for Bond – @SallyCopley
  • Stella Duffy OBE: Stella is a regular speaker and campaigner around LGBTQ, women’s and arts issues – @StellDuffy
  • Yvonne Penn: Public Engagement Officer at the Sailors Society – @ympenn2

SERVICE DELIVERY EXPERTS

  • Abigail Darton: Research and Projects Assistant at Leap Confronting Conflict – @DartonDarton
  • Debbie Pippard: Director of Programmes Barrow Cadbury – @debbiepippard
  • Hannah Mahoney-Smith: Head of Customer Care Macmillan Cancer Support – @HannahMahoneyS1
  • Kat Osborn: East Midlands Program Director, Safe Families for Children – @KatOsborn77
  • Kate Stanley: Director of Strategy at the NSPCC – @KateAStanley
  • Karen Bateson: Development and Impact Manager at the NSPCC – @KarenJBateson
  • Kelly Simcock: Director of Programmes at Tim Parry Johnathan Ball Peace Foundation – a charity that promotes peace & non-violent conflict resolution – @kellysimcock78
  • Niamh Clowry: Programme Manager – Irish Association for Palliative Care – @Neevy101
  • Rachael Orr: Head of UK poverty programme for Oxfam and Trustee at Refugee Council – @Rachaelorrsome

VOLUNTEER MANAGEMENT EXPERTS

  • Chris Freed: Head of Volunteering at Citizens Advice – @cfreed
  • Ruth Buchanan Leonard: Head of Volunteering Development, Macmillan – @struthyb

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