Head of Gifts in Wills Consultancy

Dr Claire Routley has worked in fundraising for over fifteen years, specialising in legacy fundraising for the last decade. In 2011, she completed a PhD looking at why people choose to leave legacies to charity. She has worked for Bible Society, Age UK, WRVS and a local hospice, and teaches the Chartered Institute of Fundraising’s qualification courses. She is now Head of Gifts in Wills Consultancy at Legacy Voice, alongside a part-time position as a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the University of Kent’s Centre for Philanthropy. She is also a member of fundraising think-tank Rogare’s international advisory panel, and was named AFP’s emerging scholar 2017.

Claire Routley