Deborah Myers is a Development Director with over 20 years’ experience in the culture, HE and charitable sectors. Deborah’s career has focussed on major donor development, following an all-round training at Jewish Care; from there she started the Patrons’ programme at Sadler’s Wells theatre, followed by building the major donor team at the Royal Opera House. She joined the British Film Institute as Deputy Director of Development to work on their proposed Capital Campaign. A stint in Principal Gifts at King’s College London followed. More recently Deborah spent 5 years at the National Gallery as Head of Development Following a period as a consultant and interim, Deborah became Director of Development at the Science Museum Group, working with their ambitious fundraising team to build income across their 5 museums.
Female Leadership: the way forward for arts fundraising?
It’s no coincidence that the countries who have effectively dealt with the pandemic are those led by women. What is the role of female leadership in the arts, and more specifically fundraising? This panel will join together female leaders from around the world to discuss what makes female leadership so effective, and how it might just be the key to the future resilience of our sector.