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Dr Claire Routley FCIoF(AdvDip)

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United Kingdom

Head of gifts in wills consultancy

Legacy Voice



Claire has worked in fundraising for almost 20 years, in a variety of roles for charities from a local hospice to Age UK. For the last 15 years, she has specialised in legacy fundraising, in 2011 completing a PhD looking at the relationship between people’s life histories and the charities they choose to support with a legacy, as well as how legacy giving may enable them to live on into the future. Since 2013, she has worked as a consultant advising charities on all aspects of legacy giving, as well as tutoring for the Chartered Institute of Fundraising across its fundraising qualifications. 

Areas of interest

  • Legacy fundraising

  • Links between research and practice

  • Teaching/fundraising qualifications 

  • Fundraising strategy and management.

Rogare involvement

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