Terence Lovell

Fundraising & Engagement Director , JDRF - the type 1 diabetes charity

Terence joined JDRF in November 2022 and leads the fundraising and engagement department, responsible for the strategy to connect more people with JDRF's vital work. He is passionate about the power of research to transform lives and the role of JDRF in ensuring we do whatever it takes to find a cure for type 1 diabetes. He works both within the UK and with members of the JDRF international community. The work cannot be done alone and our incredible supporters are critical to accelerate our progress through their engagement, contribution and generous fundraising support. Building long-term meaningful relationships to enable even greater impact is at the core of Terence's approach. Terence has worked within the voluntary sector for over 20 years, with substantial fundraising, engagement, brand and marketing experience at leading organisations including Save the Children, Barnardo's, Teach First and Anthony Nolan where he was most recently Chief Engagement and Marketing Officer. Career highlights include launching the multi-million pound Christmas Jumper Day at Save the Children, launching a new organisational strategy at Teach First and driving significant income growth and diversification of the stem cell register at Anthony Nolan. Terence is a strong advocate of Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The opportunity for JDRF to have even greater impact and accelerate progress is clear. Terence is focused on raising the funds and enabling engagement that leads us to the day when a cure is found for type 1 diabetes.