Joe Waterton (UK)

Head of Philanthropy, Macmillan Cancer Support

Joe has worked in the UK voluntary sector for almost 20 years, leading transformational strategies in major giving that raise millions of pounds. He cut his fundraising teeth at Macmillan Cancer Support and recently returned to the charity to lead its ambitious new philanthropy programme. Before his return to Macmillan, Joe led corporate, major donor, trusts, statutory, lottery, and European fundraising teams, growing their income to meet strategic need across the disability, environmental, and children’s care sectors. He is passionate about leading and empowering teams to create the best experiences for donors and inspiring people to make a huge difference to the lives of others in need.


Learn more about Joe’s IFC 2019 workshop –

Effective leadership giving: ‘One team’ working in the high value fundraising space