Originally from America, with a PhD from Cambridge University, she has a particular affinity for funding programmes designed to bringing equity of opportunity for all people and protecting the environment.

Pam comes to Global Philanthropic with over 25 years experience in building powerful fundraising teams and global partnerships. Since 2017 she and the team have advised private foundations and philanthropists, universities, charities and NGOs including: CIPS Foundation, an anonymous private foundation, ActionAid, Cambridge Judge Business School, Lucy Cavendish College Cambridge, Nature Kenya, the British Council, The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Saffron Hall, Millfield School, BirdLife International and Rand Europe.  Working collaboratively, we have created bespoke narratives to test the feasibility and positioning of fundraising propositions, developed cultivation and stewardship plans, gift acceptance policies and interviewed hundreds of HNWI giving clients a clear, focused and successful fundraising strategy and operation.

Her experience and passions are in building strategies and securing funding for Higher Education, Conservation, Climate Action and Music.

Prior to joining Global Philanthropic, she was Director of Development for the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (RSPB), creating their first high-value fundraising programme and their first ethical gifts acceptance policy and procedure.  Earlier, she served as Director of Development at ARK and Head of Fundraising at the Cambridge University Development Office, where she led the fundraising team for the University’s historic 800th Anniversary Campaign.  Pam founded and subsequently taught the MBA Fundraising course at the University of Cambridge Judge Business School and is a guest lecturer on strategic fundraising for the MPhil Conservation Leadership course at the Cambridge Conservation Campus.

Pam is also a trustee of Saffron Hall, an award-winning concert hall and TRAFFIC, a leading NGO working globally on trade in wild animals and plants.

Specialist skills

Pam is a specialist in higher education, environment, and gender.