Howard Lake, Director, Fundraising UK Ltd
Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. He has published UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource and community for professional fundraisers, since 1994 and wrote the world’s first book on digital fundraising in 1995. He worked as a fundraiser at Oxfam, Afghanaid and Amnesty International UK in the 80s and 90s.
Elected a Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising for his digital work, he chairs the judging panel for the National Fundraising. He is a trainer for the Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s Academy and for Arts Fundraising & Philanthropy.
He is a co-founder of Barcamp Nonprofits, founder of Fundraising Camp, the unconference-style learning event for fundraisers, and co-founder of GoodJobs, the social enterprise jobs board. He has been researching opportunities for massive growth in giving but doesn’t have anything to show for it yet.