Nov 16 2022
Speed Mentoring – November 2022

Our digital speed mentoring is back!

We are thrilled to host a double bill on Wednesday 16 November 2022 with two slots of sessions, 9am-10am and 12.30pm-1.30pm, all held on Zoom with an exciting line up of experienced mentors.

Click on the ‘Get Tickets’ link to book your preferred timing and mentor slot now!

About the event

Join us for this wonderful networking opportunity to have your specific career questions answered by our experienced mentors.

Mentors across a breadth of fundraising expertise will offer advice and guidance in 1-2-1 sessions, bringing early-career and senior fundraisers together to develop connections for long-term mentoring relationships.

Get your (virtual) business cards ready and book your slot via the Eventbrite link below.

We are thrilled be joined by the following mentors:

Slots are limited, so make sure to book yours now!


Meet our Speed Mentors

Rishaad Aït El Moudden 

Rishaad is currently Trust Fundraising Manager at the University of West Scotland.

Caroline Clark

Caroline is a freelance fundraiser and the founder of Clarkprojects. Over a career of more than 25 years, she has worked in fundraising and management roles in the City, Whitehall, the arts, business, higher education and charities.

Ruth Davey

Ruth is currently Head of Development & Marketing at the Bush Theatre. She has worked in arts fundraising at a variety of organisations including the Almeida Theatre, Ministry of Stories, Rose Theatre Kingston and RADA, and before that had a successful career in event management. Ruth has an MA in Arts Policy and Management and is passionate about the arts industry in the UK.

Jen Dyer

Jen is Fundraising Manager at Chelsea Physic Garden, previously at Chiswick House and Gardens and the Foundling Museum. She is an experienced trusts and foundations and individual giving fundraiser, and a former Young Arts Fundraisers Board Member. Jen has also recently assisted on a National Lottery Heritage Fund supported capital campaign, for which she is internal evaluation lead.

Zoe Hawken

Zoe heads up the Trusts, Foundations and Government team at the Science Museum Group. With a focus on capital projects, 7-figure bid writing and bespoke partnerships, Zoe has been working at the Museum and in arts fundraising for around 8 years. Having been a former YAF Director, Zoe is keen to give back to the sector and support early career arts fundraisers in any way she can.

Harry Hickmore 

Harry is Head of Fundraising and Campaigns at the Quentin Blake Centre for Illustration and is responsible for the £12mn campaign to establish a permanent home for the organisation. Prior to this he worked at Wilton’s Music Hall and English National Opera. He is also a Trustee of The Marian Consort and a Senior Fellow of Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy.

Annie Jarvis

Annie is an Associate Director at Cause4, a social business founded to support charities to achieve more and better. Annie has extensive experience in leading development teams, and supporting charities across broad range of sectors, with a significant track record in strategic development, business planning, fundraising, marketing, and communications.

Ama Ofori-Darko

Ama is currently Fundraising Manager at the Royal Opera House.

Dan Poole

Dan is Deputy Director at NN Contemporary Art.

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