Sarah Robson is a senior team leader and fundraiser who understands all levels of fundraising and brings an enthusiasm and committed approach to getting things done.
Sarah joins Philanthropy Company from her most recent role as Director of Fundraising at the Duke of Edinburgh International Award Foundation. During the 3 years in this high profile role Sarah led a team of 12 and had direct budget responsibility for £5m. She led and implemented a new fundraising strategy which focused on establishing a new income stream from corporates and trusts as well as on philanthropy, events and stewardship. This international role included working with colleagues in Nigeria, Ghana, South Africa, India, China and HK, Canada, USA. A hands on fundraiser Sarah has personally secured 7 figure gifts as well as working as part of the Foundation’s SMT. Prior to this role Sarah held senior fundraising roles with the Prince’s Trust where she led a team of 9 fundraisers as well as senior roles at Save the Children. Earlier in her career Sarah worked in customer facing roles in the commercial sector.