With a broad background in fundraising, communications and campaigning, Shabnam has been communicating with public audiences since 2001 with experience in the private and not-for-profit sectors. Her experience spans financial institutions, fashion and publishing, as well as working for charities including Freedom from Torture, Comic Relief, CARE International, WaterAid and Age UK.
Shabnam has led teams to deliver large-scale campaigns,. At Comic Relief she led the BBC covid19 fundraising campaign - The Big Night In - in partnership with BBC Children in Need raising over £75m. At CARE International she globalised the gender equality campaign, #March4Women, from a march and rally of 200 people in 2012 in London, to hundreds of thousands of people taking part in 45 countries in 2019.
Shabnam is an Associate Partner at Cadence Partners, an Executive Search firm specialising in diversity in leadership. She was previously a Board Director for Greenpeace UK and is currently a Trustee for Africa Advocacy Foundation, a grassroots health charity working in south east London with communities affected by HIV/Aids and FGM.
I'll be looking for creativity, impressive results and something that makes me smile.