Arun Sharma

CEO & Founder

Arun’s extensive experience stretches across both commercial and not-for-profit sectors. Following a ten-year career in the insurance industry, he held senior corporate and commercial positions at Marie Curie, Shelter and Age UK, deliver multi-million pound strategic partnerships with M&S, Tesco, Santander and EDF Energy. In 2013 Arun joined the ITV CSR team. During his time he grew the fundraising for campaigns such as Text Santa and Soccer Aid and developed partnerships with The Cabinet Office, DfID, Big Lottery and World Rugby. Arun runs the recruitment and training side of the business, but also provides strategic and operational support with fundraising.

Justin Leahy

Director & Founder

Justin has a commercial background and was part of the team at Oliver Wyman developing their positioning offer. His experience cuts across business strategy and positioning, through business development and communications. As comfortable interviewing architects from across the USA as he is coaching senior management in not-for-profits in the UK, Justin’s commercial clients have included M&S, Audi, Canon & Philips Electronics, while he leads on all our business strategy advice for not-for-profit clients working with the Home Office.

Rebecca Millburn

Director

Rebecca has specialised in the non-for-profit sector with over 10 years of experience working within fundraising.  With a career involved in many successful national and international charities (British Heart Foundation, Save the Children, Marie Curie Cancer Care, The Institute of Cancer Research) she has gained a breath of knowledge of all types of fundraising.  More recently Rebecca headed up the Corporate Account Management team at Save the Children where she lead and grew a team of more than 30 fundraisers. Her leadership has delivered market leading multi-million pound strategic global partnerships (Tesco, GSK, IKEA, Reckitt Benckiser) raising in excess of £35m.  Whether she is leading, mentoring or motivating a teams operational or strategic delivery Rebecca is at home supporting not for profits achieve their goals.

Jane Tingle

Associate Director 

Jane has nearly twenty years’ experience of raising funds from grant-giving bodies in the not-for-profit sector. After heading up the trusts and foundation team at Addaction, she spent a decade at Farm Africa, during which time she quadrupled income from trusts and foundations and managed a team responsible for raising £7 million from UK, US and European trusts and foundations, as well as bilateral and multilateral donors. An acute attention to detail, coupled with an instinctive flair for crafting stories and summarising complex information, has seen Jane raise funds for a variety of projects: from music in prisons to forest conservation, women’s microcredit to young people’s mental health, agricultural marketing to adults with learning difficulties.

Roland Bush-Cavell

Associate Director
Starting in the private sector Roland moved into the charity sector in 2000.  Since then he has held senior corporate and commercial fundraising roles in charity’s such as Shelter, Marie Curie, British Heart Foundation, SAAFA, Breast Cancer Campaign and Comic Relief. His roles have involved, establishing commercial partnerships with brands such as M&S, Tesco and Unilever, growing direct and online retail and securing long term strategic partnerships.Whether he is leading, mentoring or motivating team’s, Roland knows clearly how to structure and implement a successful commercial partnerships and wider fundraisng strategy.

Helen Strachan

Associate Director

Helen specialises in bid management. Her experience includes supporting corporates to win contracts and a decade at employment charity Tomorrow’s People, where she secured £6 million of public sector funding. She enjoys working closely with organisations to understand their achievements and ambitions and creating compelling bids that effectively demonstrate the excellence of their work to funders. Her ability to research and grasp new sectors rapidly has helped her to secure funds for a variety of sectors including employment, education, health, social work and justice.

Molly Morrison

Associate Director

Molly has extensive experience in fund-raising, project management and NGO communications, acquired in West Africa and East Asia. During her three years of Peace Corps service, Molly managed development projects funded by USAID, Rotary International and private donors to set up libraries and deliver malaria and HIV/AIDS sensitisation campaigns in rural Burkina Faso. More recently, Molly has developed project proposals and managed donor reporting for Save the Children’s China Programme in the areas of disaster risk reduction and inclusive education, successfully raising funds from donors including the H&M Foundation, the IKEA Foundation, and the C&A Foundation.