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We work to build a stronger charitable sector by running campaigns, influencing government and encouraging people to give to good causes.

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Rhodri Davies

Head of Policy

Rhodri leads Giving Thought, our in-house think tank focusing on current and future issues affecting philanthropy and civil society. Rhodri has spent nearly a decade specialising in public policy around philanthropy and the work of charities, and has researched, written and presented on a wide range of topics. He has a first-class degree in Mathematics and Philosophy from the University of Oxford.   Read more about Rhodri



Ashleigh Milson

Campaigns and Public Affairs Manager

Ashleigh leads our campaigns and public affairs team, focusing on delivering campaigns that promote giving and improve the climate for charities in the UK and internationally.  Ashleigh previously worked at the charity Guide Dogs on campaigns related to improving the lives of people with sight loss. She holds an undergraduate degree from SOAS (University of London) and a post-graduate diploma in Public Affairs from the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR).

T: +44 3000 123 292

Daniel Ferrell-Schweppenstedde

Policy Manager

Daniel's focus includes challenging the closing space for civil society, enabling positive environments for charities and the global development goals. Previously Daniel worked at the Directory of Social Change and RAND Europe. Daniel has experience of international development in Cambodia and with the Mercator Foundation. Daniel is originally from Germany and holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance and a BA/BSc in Public Administration from the University of Twente and Munster.  

T: +44 3000 123 206

Gráinne Mathews

Senior Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer

Gráinne leads our Groundwork for Growing Giving campaign, aimed at growing a global culture of giving to support the world’s poorest. She also leads the Giving Tuesday campaign in the UK, a global movement aimed at promoting good causes the Tuesday after Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Gráinne previously worked for the Woodland Trust and has held a number of other communications and public affairs roles for over 8 years.

T: +44 3000 123 021

Bruce Rothberg

Senior Campaigns and Public Affairs Officer

Bruce works in our campaigns and public affairs team to deliver campaigns, events and other engagement with political audiences relating to charities and philanthropy.

T: +44 3000 123 231
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Giving Thought looks at the key issues affecting civil society, philanthropy, social investment and the use of new technologies for social good.

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CAF Campaigns

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