Round Table Success: 27 April, Meeting in London

My recent Round Table meeting in London attracted Heads, Deputy Heads, Governors, and both experienced and inexperienced Development Directors. The result was a lively and informative discussion of issues surrounding major gift fundraising in schools, in a relaxed and candid atmosphere and importantly, behind closed doors!  The real situations and role...

Encouraging Ambition

Working with schools in the UK including Northern Ireland, Switzerland and the Netherlands – some that have never embarked on development activities, some that have an established programme – are daring to be ambitious and responding to the challenge. Expanding into secondary education, raising the community expectations and aspirations for fundraising,...

All Sorts

During the past week I gave two workshops at the Catholic Independent Schools Conference in Oxford with both sessions very well attended.  The interest in Development & Fundraising is clearly now well up on the agenda for those schools that have previously not seen this as a priority. A visit...

My Inner Circle

Delighted to have a group of influential, successful and experienced colleagues as part of my Inner Circle – my advisory council! Peter Habel, Elke Ho, David Sloggett, Janine Jackson, Nate Poerio, Nicole Muir, Delwin Groves, Sue Doyle and Simon Marriott.