I had the great privilege to attend a panel discussion hosted by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office and Westminster Business School around Dangerous Women: Risk in Leadership. The incredible panel consisted of 4 powerful women: Karen Pierce, Chief Operating Officer for the Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Abigail Boyle, Head of Yemen […]
Published by the Sunday Times annually, the Giving List is the leading measure of philanthropic giving among those featured in the Rich List. From our perspective, here is a summary of interesting points to take away from this years’ report: Despite some notable sharp decreases in wealth (e.g. Lakshmi Mittal), […]
We were delighted to be involved in an event with HRH The Princess Royal visiting the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park yesterday, to celebrate her appointment as patron for Foundation for FutureLondon, where I am providing interim leadership. Follow this link for a great article about her visit.
A thriving ecosystem is being created for fundraising in the digital space. Social Misfit Media state in their Friends with Money report that “in 2013, a staggering £2.4 billion was donated online and via mobile in the UK alone, a 13% increase from the year before. This means that a quarter of all […]
Philanthropy thrives on visions of a better world or of an ideal state. But how can we measure progress towards making the vision a reality? Alistair Lomax has written about this in the latest edition of Philanthropy Impact. In his piece, Alistair asserts that big gifts follow big ideas and […]
The day started at the FINZ Conference (Fundraising Institute of New Zealand) with a blast of energy as Duane Major and Adam Gard’ner, a youth worker and tennis coach, told the story of how they raised $2.5m to buy a beach that will now be gifted to Her Majesty the […]
I’m writing this blog on the way to New Zealand, where I will speak at the FINZ Conference (Fundraising Institute of new Zealand).
My first session is in the CEO’s forum. Here are the two questions that I was asked to cover:
I am just preparing to travel to New Zealand to present at the FINZ Conference (Fundraising Institute of New Zealand).
My first session will be for CEOs. Please may we ask for your thoughts, especially if you are CEO yourself, on the two questions that we will be discussing:
I’m looking forward to being back in New Zealand with FINZ (the Fundraising Institute of New Zealand) and am honoured that they have asked me back as a Key Note Speaker.