Paddy has been in fundraising for over 20 years. Posts include Director of Fundraising for National Cyrenians, Chief Executive of the Starlight Foundation and Director of Public Affairs at the Royal Melbourne Hospital. In his three years in Australia he achieved CFRE status (one of the first Brits to do so) and won a national `achievement in fundraising` award from the Fundraising Institute of Australia. Since coming back to UK in 1997 Paddy has been an independent fundraising consultant specialising in capital appeals, major donors, fundraising strategies and legacy marketing. A member of both Institute of Fundraising and the Association of Fundraising Consultants, Paddy has helped a diverse range of clients from small local charities to Cancer Research UK, and for a variety of causes.
In his current position, Benjamin is responsible for capital fundraising. Since June 2007, over £45m has been pledged towards two capital appeals he is fundraising for. In addition, he works across all fundraising portfolios especially major donors.
Benjamin joined Jewish Care in 2004 as fundraising manager responsible for a variety of portfolios including events and major donors. He has developed a ‘major donors of the future’ programme for 21-35 donors which now generate £70,000 per annum.
Initially Benjamin was a volunteer fundraiser for UJIA (United Jewish Israel appeal) before commencing his professional fundraising career in 1999 at Variety Club in corporate fundraising; continuing at Shelter. He has spoken on his the subject of peer-to-peer major donor fundraising at the 2005 Nachumm Goldman Fellowship in Cape Town and more recently in May 2008 at the Third Sector Major Donor Conference.
Martin Shaw, Partner, Midas Charity Appeals has worked with Midas (a fundraising consultancy) in various capacities since 1995. He specialises in fundraising capital appeals and has a particular interest in raising money from major donors, as well as events and the Internet. Prior to his consultancy, Martin was a professional youth and community worker for over 25 years, and held a number of senior posts in the not for profit sector and local authorities, including General Manager of the Variety Club of Great Britain and Chief Executive of a national voluntary youth organisation for seven years.
He is now the Chair of Trustees of Haringey Shed - an inclusive theatre company for children and young people. He has a particular interest and considerable experience in working with faith and interfaith groups to whom he has delivered training and consultancy in recent years.
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