Catherine Deakin is Director of Fundraising and Communications at Changing Faces. She has over 14 years’ experience in the not for profit sector, including leadership roles at Tommy’s, Girlguiding and Hospice UK. She was also a trustee for the inspirational not for profit charity Childs i Foundation. She has an excellent track record of securing long-term, major corporate partnerships. This includes winning the Poundland partnership for Tommy’s worth over three million pounds and securing The Telegraph newspaper partnership, who described her pitch as the best they had ever seen. Catherine is an ambitious, thoughtful and collaborative leader who is achieving transformational growth to deliver the mission for Changing Faces. She was recently recognised in Fundraising Magazine’s 25 Under 35 list of outstanding young fundraisers, for her efforts supporting fundraisers in these troubled times.