Madolyn Grove

Head of events

London, United Kingdom
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  • Head of events

About me

I head up the Events Team at the National Portrait Gallery, and oversee the management of all Gallery hosted events, and external income generating events. I lead on high profile and fundraising events, including Trustees and VIP events, exhibition openings and donor events. I have just completed a major fundraising events, The Portrait Gala; a large scale fundraising dinner which takes place every 3-5 years. The Gala was attended by 450 of the Galley's most important and influential individual and corporate supporters, friends, artists, sitters from the collection, celebrities and the Gallery's patron, HRH The Duchess of Cambridge. I managed a 50 strong committee, chaired by Alexa Chung, to raise significant funds for the Gallery to continue its daily work.


  • 5+ Years Events Marketing
  • Event Planner
  • Festivals
  • Corporate Fundraising
  • Arts
  • Arts Funding
  • Gala Dinners
  • Gala
  • VIP Donnors
  • Marketing

Work history


Head of Events

National Portrait Gallery

Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time


Senior Events Manager

National Portrait Gallery

Jan 2013 - Mar 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time


Head of Marketing

Pleasance Theatre

Sep 2010 - Jan 2013
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time