An economics and business graduate, Elaine began her career in marketing in the energy and mail-order wine sectors. She then became a Marketing Analyst, before moving to Time-Life as European telemarketing director. In 2005 she co-founded marketing consultancy firm ReynoldsBusbyLee, which works with commercial and charity clients to improve customer experience.
Elaine is an Adviser at direct marketing trade association DMA and co-chairs its Vulnerable Taskforce. She is a Telephone Preference Service board member, and a member of the Institute of Fundraising.
Maria has been a lawyer in Sweden for 15 years, providing advice to Swedish and international non-profit organisations, and has given advice to Giva Sverige, previously Frivilligorganisationernas Insamlingsråd (FRII), a lobby organisation for Swedish NGOs. She has been a member of Insamlingsstiftelsen Sightsavers International Sverige since the organisation was founded.
Maria specialises in company and IT/IP law and is a member or deputy of the board in several Swedish companies and organisations.
Ella is director of fundraising and marketing at Sightsavers, leading the public fundraising across several countries and a range of activities, from TV advertising to legacies. Ella is a member of the Sightsavers management team.
Prior to joining Sightsavers in 2013, Ella worked as an investment analyst, before moving into the charity sector including several years at WWF-UK.
Mark is the director of governance, legal and assurance at Sightsavers, based in the UK office. In his current role he oversees global security, regulatory compliance, safeguarding and risk management among other matters. Prior to joining Sightsavers, he enjoyed a long and varied career working for the UK Civil Service.