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Catherine Cottrell

Unicef

Deputy executive director Fundraising

Catherine Cottrell

Unicef

Deputy executive director Fundraising

Biography

  • Catherine Cottrell joined UNICEF UK as Deputy Executive Director in November 2012, and in that time has grown their fundraised income by approximately £43m, and is now responsible for £100m+ voluntary income. Prior to this, she was Group Head of Fundraising at the RSPCA from 2008 to 2012, where she led the creation and implementation of a new fundraising strategy bringing high growth in income from individuals and high value partnerships. Catherine joined the RSPCA following a long career in sales and marketing which began in 1994 with Haymarket Publishing after studying History at the University of Aberdeen and marketing as a postgraduate at the University of Strathclyde. She later exhibited an interest in the not-for-profit sector working at Imperial Cancer Research Fund and then later as Marketing Director at King’s College London leading the University’s national and international marketing activities.