Chris Chaney, Chief Executive

Chris joined CW+ as Chief Executive in July 2016. Prior to this Chris was Head of Major Gifts at University of Cambridge in the Development and Alumni Relations team. In this role, he established the University’s first schools-based fundraising programme, recruiting and embedding a new team of fundraisers across the institution to support core strategic priorities in teaching, research and infrastructure development as part of the University’s £2 billion “Dear World…yours Cambridge” Campaign.

Before Cambridge, Chris spent over ten years at Great Ormond Street Hospital Children’s Charity (GOSHCC) where he held the post of Deputy Director, Major Gift Fundraising. At GOSHCC Chris was responsible for multiple appeals designed to deliver and grow major gift income and was instrumental in establishing the charity’s clinical research fundraising programme.

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