Liz is Director of Fundraising at Battersea Dogs & Cats Home and proud owner of a Battersea cat. Liz has been a professional fundraiser for fifteen years, and since September 2010, Liz has been leading a new fundraising strategy and team at Battersea. In just three years they increased non-legacy fundraising income sixfold; winning Fundraiser Team of the Year from the Charity Times in 2012 and Third Sector in 2013. In her life before Battersea Liz was Head of Direct Marketing at the British Red Cross, and led transformational growth in the charity's direct marketing income, which grew from £27m in 2007 to £57m in 2010.
Liz Tait, Director of Fundraising at Battersea, says she felt a responsibility to give back to the sector in challenging times when she became an IoF trustee. If you're passionate about enabling excellent fundraising, read what Liz has to say about the role and consider joining our ranks.