International Fundraising Consultancy Group
Bill has over 25 years fundraising experience, for a wide range of organisations and covering most areas, including trusts and foundations, community, event, corporate, membership development and major gift fundraising. He is a respected trainer and exceptional mentor.
Bill has had particular success with major appeals, directly managing a successful £30million plus capital project at Chetham’s School of Music, working as Charitable Trust Fundraiser for Manchester Children’s Hospital Appeal, and advising a number of organisations on setting up and running big appeals ,including the WHO Foundation, Royal Free Hospital and the National Army Museum. He has secured major grants from statutory funders, trusts and foundations, businesses and individuals.
Bill joined IFCo in 2010, initially as Senior Consultant and later as UK Director. He was appointed CEO in 2016. He has advised clients on strategy setting and fundraising in numerous countries including the UK, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Thailand, Cambodia, India and Uganda, working with clients including World Animal Protection, The International Whaling Commission, UN Human Rights Office, UNESCO and Syria Civil Defence (the White Helmets).
He is a regular speaker at conferences, including leading panel sessions, running workshops and presenting at events in the UK, Switzerland, Belgium, Ukraine, Uganda and China.
Bill is Chair of the Association of Fundraising Consultants. He holds a Masters in Philanthropic Studies, degrees in Biochemistry and Theology, and a Diploma in Fundraising from the Chartered Institute of Fundraising UK.