Head of Major Gifts and Individual Giving , The Langdon Foundation
Anna-Maria has worked in Major Gifts for over eight years in a range from small to large charities in education, social welfare, healthcare and medical research. As well as Major Gifts her experience includes Special Events, Trust fundraising and developing relationships with corporates. She currently Heads up Major Gifts at the Langdon Foundation, a learning disability charity for young people and adults in the Jewish community. An advocate of relationship fundraising, since joining Langdon, Anna-Maria transformed the Patronage programme where the focus is on excellent donor experience to ensure strong donor relationships and support. Anna-Maria was recently appointed Chair of the EDI forum at Langdon where she is leading change to create a culture that is inclusive and celebrates the diversity of the organization. Anna-Maria sits on the Institutes Major Donor Special Interest Group committee and is passionate about seeing more BAME enter the world of major gifts. Anna-Maria has a PhD in zoology and before entering fundraising, taught science to A level.