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I have more than 25 years of experience in senior leadership roles within the not-for-profit sector.

Over that time I developed a wealth of knowledge on securing and retaining philanthropic gifts. 


I have worked for some of the most significant not-for-profit organisations in Australia including The Prince of Wales Hospital Foundation, The Garvan Research Foundation, The Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, Movember, UNSW, The Shepherd Centre for Deaf Children, Royal North Shore Hospital, The Scots College and Sydney Children's Hospital

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Philanthropic giving and capital campaigns have been at the heart of my work in the not-for-profit sector. I have designed and implemented significant engagement programs for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia and the Garvan Research Foundation.


I have led several of the most successful capital campaigns in Australia, including the award-winning UNSW Scienta Appeal, the Annette Shepherd Centre Appeal and The Kinghorn Cancer Centre Campaign.


I also have extensive hands-on experience in all aspects of fundraising specifically:

  • direct marketing:

    • including an award-winning appeal for the Shepherd Centre for Deaf Children

  • special events​

    • Crowded House "Farewell to the World" Concert on the steps of the Sydney Opera House​

    • Samuel Johnson's "I love my Sister" world record unicycle event

    • Movember MoBro's Celebrations Sydney 2004-2010

  • bequests

    • including the highly successful Garvan 2020 Partners or the Future Campaign.