Sunday, 14 April 2024
Sunday, 14 April 2024

New Chief Executive appointed at St George’s Hospital Charity

St George’s Hospital Charity has announced the appointment of Katy Vaughan as its new Chief Executive Officer.

Katy brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the charity sector, having served as the Executive Director of Fundraising and Communications at St Giles Trust since June 2018

St Giles Trust is a national charity providing advice, training, and support to individuals
facing challenges such as poverty, unemployment, the criminal justice system, and

During her time at St Giles Trust, Katy led the organisation through significant growth and change. She developed and implemented a major donor strategy, resulting in an increase of over £1.5 million in high-value donor contributions over three years. Katy also spearheaded the Trust and Foundation acquisition strategy, grew unrestricted income from £200,000 to over £1 million, and secured high-value corporate partnerships, increasing corporate income by more than £1 million.

Prior to her role at St Giles Trust, Katy spent over eight years at the Anna Freud Centre, where she held positions as Communications and Project Manager and later as Head of Fundraising. In the latter role, she developed and led the implementation of an annual revenue fundraising strategy across various streams, including capital fundraising, major donors, statutory fundraising, grants, trusts and foundations, as well as corporate partnerships.

On joining St George’s Hospital Charity, Katy said:

“I am incredibly honoured to be entrusted with the role of CEO at St George’s Hospital Charity. It is an extraordinary opportunity to lead this exceptional organisation towards transformative impact. I look forward to working collaboratively with the dedicated staff, volunteers, and stakeholders to enhance our fundraising efforts, strengthen our grantmaking impact, and ultimately make a meaningful and lasting difference in the lives of patients and their families, hospital staff and the communities we serve.”

The charity eagerly anticipates introducing her to their supporters in the coming weeks. They are confident that her leadership and experience will play a significant role in shaping the charity’s new strategy and amplifying the positive impact they have on the communities they serve.


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