Our Convention Board is responsible for ensuring that the programme content of Fundraising Convention is cutting edge, relevant and of consistently high quality each year.

The Convention Board consists of the below representatives from the fundraising sector. Click on their photos to find out what they will be bringing to the Board and what they are most excited about at this year's Fundraising Convention.

Joe Jenkins

Director of Fundraising and Supporter Engagement
The Children's Society & Convention Board Chair

James Barker

Associate Head - Digital Engagment, NSPCC

Husne Begum

Development Manager, Birmingham Museums Trust

Nikki Bell

Fundraising Consultant, KEDA Consulting

Laurie Boult

Fundraising Director, Age UK

Damian Chapman

Head of Fundraising, 
Police Dependants' Trust

Matthew Cull

matthew cull

Director of Fundraising, Matt Cull Consulting

Tom Dixon

Head of Fundraising and Communications, Roald Dahl's Marvellous Children's Charity

Sarah Eite

Sarah Eite

Fundraising Consultant, Eite Consulting 

Craig Fordham

Director of Legacies, Macmillan Cancer Support

James Gadsby-Peet

james gadsby-peet

Director of Digital, William Joseph

Joanna Hancock

joanna hancock

Head of Corporate Partnerships, CLIC Sargent

Marina Jones

marina jones

Head of Trusts and Foundations, Royal Opera House

Harpreet Kondel

Fundraising Specialist

Roger Lawson

roger lawson

Roger Lawson Consulting

Hannorah Lee

Director of Partnerships and Philanthropy, Age UK

Jonathan Levy

Senior Business Development and Fundraising Manager

Terence Lovell

terence lovell

Director of Engagement, Anthony Nolan

Luke Mallett

 Associate Director, Supporter Engagement, CLIC Sargent

Lesley Pinder

Head of Supporter Experience, British Red Cross

Rachel Polnay

Fundraising Director, The Queens Commonwealth Trust

Matthew Sherrington

matthew sherrington

Director, Inspiring Action Consultancy

Amy Sweeting

Head of Major Gifts,
Missing People

Esther Wakeman

esther preston

Director of Fundraising and Marketing, Ashgate Hospicecare