At a glance


  • Financial management
  • Fundraising strategy
  • Researching funders / writing proposals
  • Copywriting / journalism
  • Event management
  • Lecturing / public speaking
  • Sales
  • Volunteer management
  • Business advice / analysis
  • Strategic development and planning


Based in eastbourne, East Sussex
I would prefer to volunteer mainly at home, or mainly at the office.


Either in or out of office hours

 About 5 hours a month for london area charity slightly more for East Sussex. More for a focused item of work with a 6-8 week deadline


  • Any

Type of role

Ongoing role, Short term project, Trustee/Governor

About me

30 years voluntary sector management as chair, trustee,CEO or volunteer. main skills are in fundraising, financial and crisis management, strategic development and volunteer recruitment. Ideally an ongoing role that is slightly more than board meetings and starting in March 2020 when I retire from a role as chair of an overseas charity. Alternatively a very focused peice of work mentoring a CEO or head of fundraising, looking at strategy development or funding.

What am I looking for

I am looking to help a charity in East Sussex area or a national one in or near London in overseas development, human rights or animal conservation and welfare or similar. I have some fundraisng contacts which i am prepared to use for the right cause.