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For media enquiries to book expert speakers, panel members and sector commentators, please contact our Media Office on 07986 335 390.


Future webinars include Charity Resilience, Corporate Philanthropic Responses to the Covid-19 Crisis and How Philanthropists are Responding to the Crisis. 

on demand webinars

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.

CAF 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.

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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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 External Affairs and Global Engagement

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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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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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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