Alma Lawrie

Fundraising and strategy consultant

Level
Senior
Location
London, United Kingdom
Availability
Locked Pro Plan feature
Professions
-

About me

Over 17 years of global fundraising, project management and investor relations experience with demonstrable success in developing business strategies, leading fundraising projects from inception to completion, business development and relationship management in private equity and venture capital. I am now looking to use my skills and experience in non-profit sector.

Skills

  • Strategy
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Project Management
  • Content Strategy
  • Business Development
  • Client Services
  • Sales
  • Presenting
  • Fundraising

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • S

    Self Employed

    • D

      Deloitte

      • A

        Atlantic-Pacific Capital

        • D

          Dubai International Capital

          Work history

          Currently

          Fundraising Consultant

          Self Employed

          Mar 2016
          • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
          • Freelance
          • Strategic and fundraising consultant for: - health and art company, creating and leading private capital fundraising campaign targeting HNWI to include financial projections, creation marketing collateral and organising the roadshow with potential HNW investors - advised on private capital fundraising campaigns for three US based technology companies

          2016

          Head of Investor Relations

          Samena Capital

          Feb 2015 - Mar 2016
          • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
          • Full Time
          • Led fundraising and investor relations for private equity and hedge fund divisions and marketing and communications for the company. Created and implemented strategy for investor relations functions to include two fundraising campaigns.Responsible for building and positioning of the corporate narrative to include all marketing and existing investor materials such as presentations, annual and quarterly reports, and corporate updates. Developed and oversaw the establishment of processes and systems to manage communication with existing and prospective investors (donors) and stakeholders. Identified, built and cultivated relationships with Middle Eastern and international institutional investors and High Net Worth Individuals. Organised and attended roadshows and meetings with potential investors.

          2015

          Executive Director Investor Relations

          Gulf Capital

          Feb 2014 - Jan 2015
          • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
          • Full Time
          • Aided in setting fundraising campaign strategy for the new fund which was successfully completed, raising $750 million.Project managed all aspects of fundraising to include creation of marketing collateral, financial projections, supporting the roadshows and meetings with potential investors. Managed a team of three individuals in-house and third party placement agents and administrators.

          2014

          Jun 2010 - Jan 2014
          • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
          • Full Time
          • Initiated, developed and implemented fundraising strategy for Emerging Market fund to include project management, creation of marketing collateral and financial projections, organising and supporting the roadshows, initiation and attendance of meetings with potential investors and consequent follow up. Advised a Russian convertible debt fund on their marketing and fundraising strategy to include project management, creation of marketing collateral, financial projections and supporting materials, organising and supporting roadshows with potential investors.

          2010

          Manager Business Development

          National Bank of Kuwait

          Sep 2008 - Jan 2010
          • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
          • Full Time
          • Evaluated debt and equity direct investment projects

          2008

          Manager Business Development

          Dubai International Capital

          Dec 2006 - Jun 2008
          • Dubai, United Arab Emirates
          • Full Time
          • Project management of private capital fundraising campaign. Created marketing collateral and financial projections.

          2006

          Associate Director

          Deloitte

          Apr 2004 - Nov 2006
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Project managed and completed five fundraising campaigns to include creation of marketing materials, financial projections and supporting collateral. Organised and attended roadshows and meetings with potential investors.

          2004

          Jan 2003 - Apr 2004
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Responsible for all European project management for fundraising assignments to include due diligence, creating marketing collateral and financial models, organising roadshows and meetings with potential investors.

          2002

          Analyst

          J.P.Morgan

          Jul 2000 - Dec 2002
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Produced marketing materials, financial models and supported roadshows and meetings in fundraising assignments.

          Education

          2000

          BA(Hons) Philosophy, Politics and Economics

          Oxford University

          Oct 1997 - Jun 2000
          • Oxford OX1 2JD, UK