CAF UK experts for media and events

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, or if you are a member of the media, please feel free to contact our Media Office on 07986 335 390.

Meet our UK team of expert speakers

Mark Greer Head of Private Clients

Mark Greer, Managing Director, Philanthropy Services

Mark is responsible for CAF's work with Corporate Clients, Private Clients, our Grant Making, the CAF America Donor Fund, Legacies, Trusts and CAF Venturesome.

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Ali Taylor CEO of CAF Bank

Alison Taylor, CEO of CAF Bank

Alison leads our strategic pivot towards increased lending to Charity and Social Purpose Enterprise customers and to oversee the completion of our operational and digital transformation programme.

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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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Caroline Mallan Charities Aid Foundation

Caroline Mallan, Head of External Affairs

Caroline is a regular spokesperson for CAF, discussing key issues facing the charity sector and sharing CAF's knowledge and insight.

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Holger Westphely, Acting Head of CAF Venturesome

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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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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Monica Brown

Monica Brown, Head of Charity Advisory and Programmes

Monica's areas of expertise includes grant making, charity appeals, charity resilience, charity governance and leadership, and strategy development.

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Catherine Mahoney, Research Manager

Catherine is a regular spokesperson for CAF, sharing CAF's charity sector knowledge and insight into giving.

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Klara Koslov

Klara Koslov, Head of Corporate Clients

Klara and her team deliver leading advisory and philanthropy services, managing £150million of philanthropic capital and successfully delivering a range of impactful CR initiatives for tier 1 companies.

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CAF podcasts

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    Giving Thought podcast

    The Giving Thought podcast is an exploration of trends in global philanthropy and civil society. Rhodri Davies, director of our Giving Thought Think Tank, hosts the podcast, discussing contemporary issues and interviewing sector experts.
  • Ted Hart CEO CAF America

    The caring and funding podcast from CAF America

    CAF America's President & CEO, Ted Hart, hosts a web-based, 30 minutes long podcast designed to help our peers and colleagues understand the emerging trends, best practices, and issues in the field of international philanthropy.

on demand webinars

Visit our webinars for charity homepage, our philanthropy series webinars and our CAF Venturesome social investment webinar.  Our colleagues at CAF America regularly host webinars on USA and global issues.
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    Big vs Small Charities

    We hosted a discussion with some of our private clients to explore whether donors should be taking other factors into account when deciding which charities to support.
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    CAF America webinar series

    The CAF America team regularly host webinars on philanthropy, grant making and their research on giving in America and across the globe. Recent podcasts have discussed the impact of Covid-19 for charities and donors.
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    Covid-19 and climate change progress

    Read the report from our webinar on the impact Covid-19 has had on the progress against climate change. We were joined by speakers from Environmental Funders Network, Green New Deal, One Home and the charity Possible.