Andrew Cook

Andrew joined us in July 2017 and oversees all our fundraising and commercial activity. As Executive Director of Income Generation, he is at the forefront of our transformation. His leadership of a new five-year income generation strategy will ensure we can help more stroke survivors than ever before. 

Andrew is also chair of the Advisory Board for the International Fundraising Congress and a trustee of Malaria No More UK. 

Previous positions include Head of Private Partnerships and Fundraising at the International Committee of the Red Cross in Geneva, Switzerland (2012 to 2017), a global role where he lead the development of a new international Private Partnerships and Fundraising Division. Earlier he worked at WaterAid (1998 to 2012) as UK Deputy Chief Executive and International Director of Communications & Fundraising. He led the establishment of WaterAid America as its first Executive Director, and supported the establishment of WaterAid Australia, Sweden and Japan. 

Other previous non executive appointments include trustee for homeless charity Depaul UK, steering group member of the International Fundraising Leadership Forum. Previous executive positions also held at British Red Cross, Oxfam and Charities Aid Foundation.