Caroline has worked in the third sector for over 15 years as a fundraiser and volunteer manager firstly in the arts, then later for early years and children-focused charities - from small Scottish charities to large UK-wide ones. In her spare time, Caroline likes to explore the beautiful beaches of East Lothian, where she lives with her husband and two children, then head home to hibernate, do creative things and grow flowers.
Rory has been working in the charity sector since 2010, starting out in Operations & Grant Making at BBC Children in Need. In 2015 he moved across to Corporate Partnerships working on BBC Children in Need’s Principal Partnership with Lloyds Banking Group and CLIC Sargent’s partnership with Morrisons. Following a relocation to Scotland in 2018, Rory moved into a Major Donor fundraising role at the University of Stirling. Just before lockdown in March 2020, he joined Ayrshire Hospice as Capital Campaign Manager, tasked with building a major donor programme and securing gifts as part of the £7m required to redevelop the hospice site over the next 3 years.
Crispin moved from the dark side of the private sector to the Third Sector in 2011 and hasn’t looked back since. Previous fundraising roles have been at Christian Aid (Major Donor) and CrossReach, the social care arm of the Church of Scotland (Head of). Now semi-retired, Crispin is keen to take on freelance fundraising/strategy assignments because he loves the work so much. In his spare time, Crispin likes nothing better than visiting a fine art exhibition at a gallery, especially if a glass of wine is on offer.