Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Interim director of fundraising, marketing and communications, Macmillan Cancer Support

Richard Taylor is the interim director of fundraising, marketing and communications at Macmillan Cancer Support.

He started a nine month role with Macmillan on October 1 2015. He was appointed chair of the Institute of Fundraising in June 2014. 

Taylor was previously the executive director of fundraising and marketing at Cancer Research UK.

He had been due to join consumer charity Which? as an executive director in August 2015, before stating that the move was "no longer tenable".

Richard Taylor joined Cancer Research UK in April 1998, when it was the Imperial Cancer Research Fund. As executive director of fundraising and supporter marketing he leads a team of 2,000 staff across a broad portfolio of fundraising activities, including Race for Life, a regular giving programme with over one million monthly donors and a legacy pipeline worth £150m in annual income. 

 

Richard is also chairman of the Neuro Foundation, a small charity which aims to improve the lives of those affected by neurofibromatosis and has been a trustee of the Institute of Fundraising since March 2011. 

 

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