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Meet our experts

Our team of inspirational speakers have extensive knowledge about charity, philanthropy and what inspires people to give.  Their wealth of experience and unique insight will entertain and inform your audience.  We do not charge a fee for our experts to take part in your event.  If you would like to discuss how we can support your occasion with speakers, panel members and masterclass leaders, please get in touch with our Events Team

If you are a member of the media, please feel free to contact our Press Office on 03000 123 286.
Monica Brown

Monica Brown, Head of Charity Advisory and Programmes

Monica's areas of expertise includes grant making, charity appeals, change management, charity governance and leadership, and organisational development.

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Rhodri Davies, Head of Policy

A regular international speaker, Rhodri's specialist areas include the future of giving, blockchain/bitcoin and charity, AI and giving, the science of charity and the history of philanthropy.

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Michael Mapstone, Director of International

Michael is an expert on international development policy, fundraising and practice, and leads CAF’s International work through our Global Alliance.

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Susan Pinkney, Head of Research

Susan's is an expert on how and why people give to charity, bringing CAF's World Giving Index, UK Giving and Country Giving research to life.

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Holly Piper, Head of CAF Venturesome

Holly is a well-known leader in the field of social investment with extensive fundraising experience and a track record of helping major donors multiply their impact.

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Ben Russell, Director of Communications

Ben leads CAF’s research, policy and campaigns work, including CAF's World Giving Index, Giving Tuesday in the UK, and developing new ideas for the non-profit sector.

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Neil Poynton

Neil Poynton, Head of Charities

Neil has broad experience of charity finance and practice; charity financial services, lending and investments, private banking and landed estates.

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David Stead, Director of Philanthropy and Development

David is an expert speaker on individual, family, corporate philanthropy and international giving, and is passionate about social impact.

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Holger Westphely, CAF Venturesome Senior Investment Manager

One of the country's leading Social Investment practitioners, Holger is an expert in investment readiness, small charity resilience and social impact bonds.

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CAF works to find the most effective and efficient ways to connect donors and companies to the causes that matter to them, and help charities become more sustainable and get the most from their hard-earned fundraising.

If you’d like to know more about how we can help your organisation - or you as a donor - our Events team and Client Relationship Managers regularly attend UK charity events and exhibitions across the country and will pleased to talk with you.

  • BMO Global Asset Management

    Will the markets recover from the virus?

    Venue: Webinar


    31 Mar 2020, 11:00 AM  
    -   31 Mar 2020, 12:00 PM

    Join Steven Bell, Chief Economist at BMO Global Asset Management, for his latest views on the COVID-19 pandemic and its impact on economies and markets. Watch live or catch the recording.
  • Tilney

    Tilney for Professionals Investment Webinar

    Venue: Webinar


    2 Apr 2020, 10:00 AM  
    -   2 Apr 2020, 10:45 AM

    Gareth Lewis, Head of Investment Strategy at Tilney, takes a macro look at how markets have reacted to the responses of global governments to the virus and discusses how long the economic impact might last (what does the recession look like), as well as the likely effect of policy on different asset classes.
  • bristol 150

    Institute of Fundraising SW Conference

    Venue: Bristol


    29 Apr 2020, 09:00 AM  
    -   29 Apr 2020, 17:00 PM

    Come along to our stand for a chat about CAF's services for fundraisers.
  • southampton 150

    Legal Easel: Trusts, Wills & Probate Conference Southampton

    Venue: Southampton


    6 May 2020, 09:00 AM  
    -   6 May 2020, 17:00 PM

    Come along to the CAF stand for a chat about our legacy services.

  • manchester 150

    Legal Easel: Trusts, Wills & Probate Conference Manchester

    Venue: Manchester


    12 May 2020, 09:00 AM  
    -   12 May 2020, 17:00 PM

    Come along to the CAF stand for a chat about our legacy services.