Bringing over 30 years’ experience in fundraising, gained in the UK and New Zealand, Valerie has worked with a variety of causes, from arts and heritage, health and welfare, to international development.
Valerie started her career working for national UK organisations including the NSPCC and national Mind. In 2001 she moved to Auckland where she joined an international fundraising consultancy, specialising in capital campaigns, feasibility studies, fundraising audits, strategies, and cases for support. Since returning to the UK in 2007 Valerie has worked in interim, consultancy and in-house roles. She is a qualified trainer and a trustee of the Clifton Suspension Bridge Trust.