Campaigns and Public Affairs


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

If you have a question about our campaigns or policy work, our expert team will be happy to help. Contact them by email at

Rhodri Davies

Head of Policy

Rhodri leads Giving Thought, CAF’s in-house think tank focussing 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.


Ashleigh Milson

Campaigns and Public Affairs Manager

Ashleigh leads CAF's campaigns and public affairs team, focusing on delivering campaigns that promote giving and improve the climate for charities in the UK and internationally. This includes leading the UK element of the global day #GivingTuesday. Ashleigh previously worked at the charity Guide Dogs on campaigns related to improving the lives of people with sight loss.

T: +44 3000 123 292

Kate Oliver

Senior Campaigns Officer

Kate works across all of our campaigns and projects, and provides support on public affairs and Parliamentary engagement for the organisation.

+44 3000 123 229

Amy Shaw

Communications and Policy Executive

Amy supports the team with our policy development, campaigns, events and public affairs engagement work.


T: +44 3000 123 283
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