Leila Fazal

Head of business development, Strategy and Learning

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Telephone: +44 (0)20 3463 7399

Fundraising senior executive with a background in project management, programme design, fundraising, grant management and sub-commissioning, as well as managing, developing and leading teams.

Extensive experience of fundraising; grant and account management; sub-granting, monitoring and evaluation and key performance indicator processes; managing large budgets; business development; programme management; consortium management; and policymaking and practice around equality, diversity and inclusion.


Fundraising and business development

Before IIED

  • Consortium manager, Saferworld
  • Head of funding, Saferworld
  • Head of grants, Global Witness
  • Head of trust fundraising, Hospice UK
  • Head of trusts and major grants, Terrence Higgins Trust


  • MSc gender, culture and sexuality studies
  • BA (Hons) history and women’s studies