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Director of Fundraising


Battersea Dogs and Cats Home


Liz is Director of Fundraising at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and proud owner of a Battersea cat.

Liz has been a professional fundraiser for eighteen years, and since September 2010, has been leading the fundraising strategy and team at Battersea, covering public fundraising, major donors, corporates, trusts, legacy marketing, community fundraising and events.

In just five years they increased non-legacy fundraising income from £1.6m to more than £20m; winning Fundraiser Team of the Year from the Charity Times in 2012 and Third Sector in 2013 and 2015. In her life before Battersea Liz was Head of Direct Marketing at the British Red Cross, and led transformational growth in the charity’s direct marketing income, which rose from £27m in 2007 to £57m in 2010.

Liz is passionate about the charity sector and in her spare time Liz is a trustee at Action on Hearing Loss (formerly RNID). Liz is also proud to be a Trustee and Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising, chairing the Fundraising Convention Board and the Standards Advisory Board.