Abbie Hayes

Abbie is an experienced fundraiser who has secured transformational philanthropic gifts for education and arts charities across the United Kingdom. This funding, for organisations such as the V&A, RIBA, the Ashmolean, East London Dance and London International Festival of Theatre, has supported endowment campaigns, inspirational galleries and educational spaces, student scholarships, and training and employment programmes.

Abbie began her career at the V&A, before setting up her own successful consultancy, HayesKenyon Ltd. She is now Head of Trusts and Foundations at University of the Arts London, where her team secures philanthropic grants for a world-leader in creative education.

Abbie is also a Trustee of the East End Women’s Museum, the only dedicated women’s history museum in England.