As a senior leader in fundraising and philanthropy, Nicola Stewart has more than 20 years’ experience in major Australian charities including The Fred Hollows Foundation, The Heart Foundation, and Mission Australia.
In her current role of Associate Director of Marketing and Fundraising at The Fred Hollows Foundation, Nicola heads up philanthropy in Australia and in international markets including Hong Kong, Singapore, the US and the UAE.
Supported by a talented team, Nicola has lifted annual revenue from $8 million to $73 million in 11 years by developing an innovative, multi-channel portfolio of programs.
Nicola is a strong voice in the sector and has been part of a number of taskforces and collaboration and spoken at major fundraising and philanthropy conferences. Nicola was awarded Australasian Fundraiser of the Year by Fundraising and Philanthropy in 2009, and is also Board member of the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association (PFRA).