Raising new funds for charities through technology.

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Using the power of PayPal to help charities

PayPal Giving Fund is an independently registered UK charity (No. 1110538) that uses PayPal technology and financial support to raise new funds for good causes without charging donors or charities for our services.

Our team

Nick AldridgeCEO

Nick heads up the PayPal Giving Fund team globally, supporting its boards in developing and driving the organisation's strategy. Nick joined PayPal Giving Fund from ACEVO, the professional network for charity leaders, where, as director of strategy, he led the association's policy and professional development teams.

Vanessa Babouram Country Manager (VP)

Vanessa drives the development of partnerships and runs operations for the UK and Ireland. She started her career at American Express and founded a consultancy supporting independent sustainable businesses and oversees strategic development for the Loss Foundation.

Anya MilliganUK Financial Controller

Anya handles our accounting, overseeing our financial operations and preparing our accounts. She is an associate of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, and has worked in a wide range of organisations in the private and voluntary sectors.

Tawheed RahimOperations and Data Manager

Tawheed works to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of our operational tools, data, processes and working patterns across PayPal Giving Fund, ensuring we work together to deliver a high-quality service to partners, charities and donors.

Sharnie McCourtOperations and Client Services Manager

Sharnie leads PayPal Giving Fund’s Customer Service operation globally, as well as working closely with our UK enrolled charities to help them to utilise our programmes such as PayPal, Facebook, eBay for Charity, GoFundMe and Humble Bundle.

Daisy CrawfordAccountant

Daisy is responsible for monitoring the unenrolled charities payment process. She is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and has worked within the private and charity sector in the UK and Singapore.

Mimi Anim-NyameMarketing and Communications Executive

Mimi delivers PayPal Giving Fund UK’s marketing and communications priorities, supporting similar initiatives in its other markets. She is also responsible for keeping charities up-to-date on our news and working to expand PayPal Giving Fund’s network of charities globally. She also supports our partners in promoting their platforms for charitable giving.

Dahnish Shiraz Operations and Finance Associate

Dahnish supports the Accounting team in preparing for monthly payouts to charities, as well as completing various accounting tasks. He also supports the Operation team in outreach, donor communication and database management, previously working for various MNCs.

Our board.

PayPal Giving Fund is overseen by an experienced Board of Directors. They meet regularly to oversee our policies and practices to promote integrity, transparency and accountability.

Naomi TomkysChair, PPGF UK and CEO Sky Badger

Naomi is the founder of Sky Badger, the UK charity that’s supported over 1 million families looking for help and adventure for their disabled children. She’s also worked in primary and secondary education provisions and as part of the Disability Action Alliance with the Department of Work and Pensions. She has worked both on boards of Trustees as a general member and as a specialist special educational needs member and chair.

Eva GustavssonDeputy Chair PPGF UK and Director, Government Relations

Eva looks after government relations for PayPal and is the PayPal UK management team member sponsoring Social Innovation. Before PayPal, Eva was responsible for Barclays PLC’s relations with regulators. Prior to joining Barclays, Eva was a financial services consultant in Washington, DC and London.

Amit GhoshPrincipal ConsultantTata Consultancy Services (TCS)

Amit is a senior member of the TCS Global Change Management Team, leading large business transformation projects across the UK and Europe. He has wide-ranging experience in consulting for major financial services and utilities companies, with expertise that include project management, senior-level relationship building and an understanding of the linkages between business and technology.

Oktay DogramaciHead of Global Cause-Related ProductsPayPal

Oktay’s areas of responsibility at PayPal include PayPal’s tools for nonprofits processing payments, offerings for individuals supporting their favourite causes on PayPal and the capabilities we provide to support partners who are offering giving opportunities for their customers on their sites. Before PayPal he was a co-founder and CTO of MissionFish, eBay’s nonprofit partner powering cause-marketing and donation programmes built into eBay properties since 2003 – until MissionFish was acquired by eBay Inc. in 2011.

Ben ChaudoirSenior Director, Global Professional Services, PayPal

Ben leads PayPal’s technical pre-sales and implementation teams serving PayPal’s enterprise merchants in the UK, Germany, Western Europe and Australia. With more than 12 years of experience at PayPal, he also plays a key role as part of the PayPal UK leadership team and represents the strategic and tactical needs of the market within the PayPal product organisation.

Sukhraj Singh DhadwarCFO, Coin Street Community Builders

Sukhraj is a qualified accountant with over 20 years' financial management experience in plc, charities and high growth SMEs in the commercial sector. He is Chief Financial Officer at Coin Street Community Builders and serves as chair of the Remuneration and Nomination Committee and member of the Audit and Risk Committee at Rosebery Housing Association.

Annual Reports.

Recent PayPal Giving Fund Annual Reports are available as PDFs.

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