Dawa Dem

Dawa Dem

Lead Advisory Manager

As Lead Advisory Manager, Dawa is responsible for managing key partnerships with corporate foundations, Government departments, philanthropists and charities.

She also leads our charity consultancy work, working closely with charity leaders on developing strategic fundraising plans to engage corporates and major donors to help diversify charities’ incomes.

She managed the Environmental Agency programme on building the long-term resilience of Catchment Based Partnerships. She also leads the advisory support on developing strategic fundraising plans for number of grantees of Lloyds Bank Foundation’s Enhance Support.

In addition she has provided advisory support as part of the £1.3m CAF Resilience programme and Growing Place-based Giving scheme.

Dawa has more than 18 years of international development and fundraising experience and has worked with organisation such as UNICEF, Netherlands Development Organisation (SNV), The Resources Alliance and Loden Foundation.Her other important roles include being Country Expert for Bhutan - Gender and Social Index, OECD and Trustee for Malaria Consortium.

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Ingrid Barnard

Ingrid Barnard

Grant Making Manager
Ingrid has over 20 years of grantmaking experience and works across the design, management and delivery of a range of UK and international grant programmes across our portfolio of Trust and corporate clients.

These programmes focus on employee engagement, access to STEM education, workforce development and supporting local communities. Ingrid has also been instrumental in our roll-out of rapid response funds, managing energy-based grant programmes and supporting vulnerable grantees.

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