Director of External Affairs and Global Engagement

Michael is Director of External Affairs and Global Engagement and a member of the Executive Committee at Charities Aid Foundation. He is responsible for the CAF Global Alliance, a leading international network of independent organisations working to grow giving and strengthen civil society. 

He has spent the last 15 years working in civil society organisations and has significant experience of grant making, policy and organisational development, strengthening membership organisations, direct service provision and infrastructure support.

Previously, he was a Special Adviser with the Commonwealth Secretariat leading on partnership and stakeholder management strategy for governments, inter-governmental institutions, private sector and NGOs. Before this, he was responsible for driving the global private sector strategy and overseeing a partnerships portfolio at Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO). Michael has extensive international experience, having worked across all continents and am accustomed to leading across languages and cultures.

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Speaker profile: Michael Mapstone

Michael is an experienced speaker on topics including international development and sustainability.

CAF Global Alliance

We have people based in nine different offices across the globe, to support over 50,000 non-profit organisations and social enterprises in over 100 countries.

Black Lives Matter - CAF Statement

The title of our statement sums up our view. “Uniqueness is powerful. Be yourself, we like it that way.” We then asked what else we were doing and, what else we can be doing?