Paul Stein






Paul is an expert in achieving major donations from individuals and in working with boards to engage senior leaders in fundraising. Having been a fundraising director and senior charity manager with a specialisation in start-ups and the building of effective philanthropic partnerships he brings significant experience in the healthcare and specifically mental health charity sector, raising funds for research.

Paul began his career at Macmillan Cancer Support and managed Community Fundraising across London. In 2007, Paul moved to World Jewish Relief, where he became their first Director of Fundraising, Marketing and Communications. During his seven-year tenure, the charity’s profile and voluntary income increased substantially, an achievement which has been replicated at MQ: Transforming Mental Health, which he joined in 2014. From a standing start, the charity now raises £1.5m-£2m annually, funding innovative research which aims to transform the mental health landscape and achieve genuine patient impact.

A published author (Donors for Life: A Practitioners’ Guide to Relationship Fundraising), Paul has been regularly acknowledged in a list of the UK’s 50 most influential fundraisers. He is a frequent journal contributor and speaker on the fundraising and marketing conference circuit, outlining his commitment to best practice and innovation throughout the sector.