Louise Parkes joined Barnardo’s in January 2016 as Corporate Director of Income and Innovation. Louise’s role includes responsibility for Fundraising, 706 strong chain of Retail shops and our Commercial Services with a combined income in the access of £150m. Louise also has responsibility for the Brand & Marketing which provides awareness for Barnardo’s profile externally & internally.
Previously, Louise was Fundraising Director at the British Heart Foundation and Shelter and has worked at various other charities including Age UK, Cancer Research and the National Deaf Children’s Society. She has also held Trustee positions at TAMBA (the Twins and Multiple Births Association) and The Dame Kelly Holmes Trust where she was also chair of the Fundraising and Marketing Committee. Louise was also a member of the Fundraising Regulator Standards Board and is also a Board member of the Nominations Committee Institute of Fundraising (IoF).
Internally Louise is also a Board member of Barnardo’s Events Limited & Barnardo’s Trading Limited and attends numerous Governance meetings for Barnardo’s.