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For media enquiries to book expert speakers, panel members and sector commentators, please contact our Press Office on 03000 123 286.


Future webinars include Charity Resilience, Sunday Times Giving List 2020, Corporate Philanthropic Responses to the Covid-19 Crisis and How Philanthropists are Responding to the Crisis. 
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Redesigning purpose-driven frameworks in the face of rapid change

Join our 3 June 2020 webinar for CSR practitioners, in partnership with The Crowd: Despite current uncertainty, many organisations are beginning to think about transitioning from the immediate response to the pandemic to a recovery phase.

on demand webinars

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Surviving and recovering from Covid-19 for charities

We look at how charities can balance their current response to the crisis with longer-term recovery strategies. This webinar took place on 14 May 2020.
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How are charities and donors are reacting to coronavirus?

Hear our experts discuss CAF’s latest insight into the impact of COVID-19 among donors and charities. This webinar took place on 4 April 2020.

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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Anisha Chaudhuri, Senior Manager, Advisory and Business Development

Anisha leads CAF’s advisory work with charities, focussing on building organisation resilience, strategy and impact, enabling partnerships and fundraising.

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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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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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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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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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