Rebecca Williams

Research Manager & Consultant

Rebecca brings knowledge of data insights and research management to the Philanthropy Company. Before joining, Rebecca worked in fundraising and communications at the London Legal Support Trust, a charity which supports the provision of free specialist legal advice through law centres, advice agencies and local citizens advice in London and the South East. Her role included researching potential funders, writing reports, managing the database and organising events. She was involved in organising the London Legal Walk which raised over £800,000 in sponsorship. She led on LLST’s preparation for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to plan the necessary changes to data processing and record keeping. She has led on the development of CRM systems (such as Salesforce) for the Trust.

Since joining Philanthropy Company in 2018, Rebecca has conducted benchmarking studies across the sector, in-depth literature reviews, prospect research, managed the implementation and development of CRM systems and provided interim fundraising and development support for clients.

Recent clients have included The Royal Academy of Arts, Mary Rose Trust, Deafinitely Theatre, Childhood First and non-departmental public bodies.

Rebecca excels at project management, whilst working toward specific targets in a methodical way with acute attention to detail. She has strong writing and research skills, coupled with extensive experience of database management. Rebecca has a degree in Philosophy from the University of Edinburgh and a Masters in Global Ethics from the University of Birmingham.