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Rhodri Davies

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



Daniel Ferrell-Schweppenstedde

Daniel Ferrell-Schweppenstedde

Policy and Public Affairs 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 working 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.  

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Gráinne Mathews

Gráinne Mathews

Campaigns and Public Affairs Manager

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.

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

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