Lucy Caldicott

Lucy Caldicott

Director of fundraising, CLIC Sargent

Lucy Caldicott is a consultant who was previously director of fundraising at children’s cancer charity CLIC Sargent.

She left Clic Sargent in April 2015 having spent six years at the charity.

She started her career as a graduate trainee for American Express, where she stayed for five years. She then moved to the Prince’s Trust, working in business development and corporate fundraising before returning to the commercial sector to a Europe and Africa marketing role with MoneyGram International.

Caldicott studied for a Masters in development studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies before returning to the voluntary sector in 2003 as head of corporate and trust fundraising for VSO.  She was later appointed as head of fundraising. She is also a trustee of St Giles Trust and Vauxhall City Farm.


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Spot on Lucy, if a charity doesn't have a clear ambition, its absence will infect every fundraising ask they make. And that's daft.

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