Alex Xavier joins the IoF as Director of Membership, Compliance and Professional Development

Alex Xavier joins the IoF as Director of Membership, Compliance and Professional Development

19 February 2018

The Institute of Fundraising has announced the appointment of their new Director of Membership, Compliance and Professional Development.

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF), the professional membership organisation for charity fundraisers, is pleased to welcome Alex Xavier to the team. Alex started in his position as Director of Membership, Compliance and Professional Development on Monday 12th February and is responsible for leading the IoF’s Academy, Compliance and Individual Membership teams.

Alex will be leading on growing individual membership, developing the IoF’s Academy programme, and embedding compliance and professional standards within the culture of the UK fundraising community as part of our journey to Chartered status.

Alex brings with him a wealth of experience having previously worked for the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment - a global professional body of over 40,000 members - as Assistant Director of Member Services, as well as holding senior level roles at GovNet Communications and Incisive Media. 

Alex Xavier says:

“Joining the IoF’s senior leadership team is a fantastic opportunity for me, and I am looking forward to working with my new colleagues at the IoF to continuously improve and enhance our Academy and Compliance services, as well as drive the retention and acquisition of individual members.”

Peter Lewis, chief executive at the Institute of Fundraising says:

“I am delighted that Alex will be joining the IoF’s senior leadership team. He has a wealth of experience to bring to our membership, compliance and professional development teams, to make sure we continue to develop the support we offer to meet the needs of our members, and the wider fundraising community, around the UK.”


For further information please contact or on 020 7840 5493.

Notes to editors: 

The Institute of Fundraising (IoF) is the professional membership body for UK fundraising. We support fundraisers through leadership and representation; best practice and compliance; education and networking; and we champion and promote fundraising as a career choice. We have over 6,000 individual members and over 575 organisational members who raise more than £9 billion in income for good causes every year.