Emily Casson

Head of Digital at The Salvation Army UK and Ireland

Emily Casson is a digital and fundraising expert, and an award-winning leader in the field, known for her visionary approach and passion for social change. She was previously named one of the Top 25 fundraisers under 35 and Best Digital Leader.

Emily has a diverse background in policy and campaigns, communications, and various fundraising disciplines, from events to individual giving to regional fundraising. Currently, she leads the digital team at The Salvation Army UK and Ireland, after previously developing digital fundraising into a multi-million income stream at Cats Protection.

Emily is the former Chair of the Chartered Institute of Fundraising North East regional group, Chair of Chairs for Regions and Nations and EDI committee member. Emily also champions flexible working, wellbeing and innovation in the sector and acts as a volunteer, consultant, and trustee for various small charities. She is passionate about celebrating fundraising excellence and recognising the fantastic talent and passion we have in the sector.