Louise McCathie - Rendered on: 20/04/2018 01:58:43

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Director of Fundraising


Birmingham Women's & Children's Hospital's Charity


Louise has acquired a wide range of experience during her 14 years in the charity sector. First at the National Institute of Conductive Education, then ChildLine and in more recent years leading the British Heart Foundation’s Central England events team before moving to Mencap, as Fundraising Manager for the Midlands, helping to organise several high-profile national campaigns. Her broad experience stood her in good stead for her current role of Director of Fundraising at Birmingham Children’s Hospital where she has forged productive long-term partnerships and in doing so raised both the profile of the Hospital and led her team to triple fundraising income.

Louise has recently been appointed as Chair of the Fundraising Mutual Interest Group with the Association of NHS Charities, and is also a trustee at mac Birmingham. In 2014 she was awarded Future Face of Business by Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and in 2015 was presented The Gill Astarita Fundraiser of the Year at the (IoF) National Fundraising Awards and at The Charity Times Awards along with her staff won Fundraising Team of the Year.