Peter Littlewood started working for YPTE following graduation in 1993 and became Director in 1999. The role includes various educational aspects, along with overall management. He was the Trust`s sole fundraiser from 1999-2007. He has been involved throughout in developing relationships with corporate sponsors and managing corporate sponsorships, the largest being Barclaycard LivingLand (2001-2004) which was a sponsorship of YPTE`s environmental education work worth £1M per year.
Mr. Littlewood has devised a number of successful sponsorship programmes including LivingLand, `Making waves in your community` for Northumbrian Water and the Green School Awards (2006-ongoing) for TOTAL. He also worked for 13 years on the Young Environmentalist of the Year Awards, which was sponsored by an extensive range of corporates over this time.
BA (Hons) in Archaeology, Professional Certificate in Management (from OUBS), Certificated Member of the Institute of Fundraising, Fellow of the RSA.
Dr Nicolas Sireau is Executive Director of SolarAid, a charity that helps poor communities in Africa use solar power for development. Nick has personally raised £3.5m from corporates (Barclays, Vodafone, Man Group, Solarcentury, Scottish and Southern Energy, Lloyds, etc), foundations (Global Cool, Big Lottery Fund, CityBridge, etc), high net worth individuals and governments since setting up the charity in late 2006. He started in financial journalism, working for Independent Economic Analysis (IDEA) and Bridge News (now part of Reuters). He worked for international development agency Progressio as Director of Communications and finished his PhD on Make Poverty History`s marketing. He is co-founder, chief fundraiser and Chairman of the AKU Society, a medical charity that works with the Royal Liverpool University Hospital to find a cure for AKU, a rare genetic disease affecting his two sons, for which he has raised £0.5m. Nick is non-executive Director of GenSeq, a bioinformatics company.
The Summit will take place at the Imperial College of London in South Kensington. The full address is:
CL Room (Level 2)
Imperial College London
South Kensington Campus
London SW7 2AZ
Take the Piccadilly, Circle or District Line to South Kensington. From South Kensington station,
the campus is only five minutes’ walk. Either follow the subway signposted to the museums or
walk north up Exhibition Road. The main entrance to the University is on Exhibition Road. Before you reach the main entrance, turn left on Imperial College Road. Walk about 50 yards, and the Skempton Building will be on your right side.
Take a National Rail service to London, and then follow the Tube directions above.
- 9,10 or 52 - Royal Albert Hall
- 74 or 14 - Victoria and Albert Museum
- 49 - Gloucester Road
- 45A or C1 - South Kensington
- 70 - Queen’s Gate
- 9A - Prince Consort Road
Car parking at the South Kensington campus is severely restricted and you are advised NOT to bring a car unless permission has been given. Parking in the streets surrounding the College is at pay and display or parking meters for limited periods only.
Our unique one-on-one mentoring sessions offer you the opportunity to sit down with an experienced fundraising professional for 30 minutes to discuss any questions that are specific to your organization. Mentoring sessions cover the same topics as the seminars, and we will assign you a mentor based on his/her availability at your requested times.
Mentoring sessions are available for the cost of £ per session. If you register for a full Summit pass, mentoring sessions are included in the pass.
Below is a list of mentors who will be available at the Summit. Please note that you must register to attend at least one seminar in order to sign up for a mentor.
Breakfast -Prior to panel discussion, participants and experts become acquainted over a continental breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Lunch -Participants and experts registered for the next session make new contacts over lunch
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Networking break -Mid-afternoon refreshments are served to attendees registered for the next session
3:00 PM - 3:30 PM
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Breakfast -Participants registered for the first session become acquainted over a continental breakfast
7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Networking break -Participants registered for the next session are served mid-morning refreshments
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
1:30 PM - 5:00 PM