Philip Walker, Fundraising Manager
Passionate, proactive and professional, originally from advice and legal background through project management and senior management with nearly ten years in fundraising across several sectors. Has excellent communication and organisational skills, building high level stakeholder & funder relations with highly accomplished track record and managed several award winning projects all within budget, great team leader, enthusiastic, knowledgeable and inspirational, with proven fundraising success.
Phil joined AvMA because his brother-in-law was brain damaged as a baby by an incompetent doctor and he has seen the long term heart ache a medical accidents can inflict. He is responsible for all aspects of fundraising for AvMA including statutory, trusts, major donors and corporate. Currently working on strategies to increase legacy, individual givers and direct funding – also working on charity of the year with corporate partners, dinners, challenges and many new events for to increase income in 2015.
Recent fundraising innovations have included the AvMA Legal/Medical Choir of the year, the AvMA Art Evening, several regional AvMA Curry Nights and other events including quiz nights, bike rides and bake offs.