The Insight from Insight

Last week I attended the Institute of Fundraising Insight Conference. This conference marked 10 years of the group being set up and was very well attended.

From the sessions that I sat in on I felt that this was the place that the cool kids were hanging out and most of the sessions left me buoyed and excited with what was possible and where, as a sector, we are heading. I still have my hang ups about the sector, in so much as Data People are still not seen in all organisations at senior leadership levels and I think they should be to enable the voice of the data to be heard but everything that I saw said that there is appetite for this now.

So with this in mind, here are my key takeaways: Continue reading The Insight from Insight

Institute of Fundraising appoints non-fundraiser to CEO role

Peter Lewis, chief executive of the London Voluntary Service Council, has been announced as the new chief executive of the Institute of Fundraising.Lewis, who will take up the role in October, is a qualified solicitor who has previously worked in the City. After leaving the law he was a development manager at Crisis and then executive director of the London Cycling Campaign. After that he spent nearly six years at the Greater London Authority as business manager for the Olympics, sport and regeneration.

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