Our Associates

some of the people that we work with

Fiona is a senior executive working at Board level with over 20 years experience of the voluntary sector working for domestic and international children’s charities. Familiar with operating alongside trustees, senior volunteers and funders (corporate and individual) to develop strong, mutual relationships that go on to help achieve organisational objectives and motivate those concerned. Comfortable in working across an organisation, with an excellent track record in achieving funding targets and has:

  • Doubled UNICEF’s income from voluntary sources (individuals, trusts and foundations, companies and trading activities) every five years between 1994-2009; 87% increase in last five years. Helped initiate and worked with staff to retain and develop a number of the longest running and most successful corporate fundraising partnerships in the UK
  • Been voted 19th most influential fundraiser in the UK in the 2008 survey (one of only 5 Directors of Fundraising in the top 20) by Professional Fundraising Magazine
Fiona Hesselden