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Our Expert Trainers

Dedication. Expertise. Passion.

Our expert trainer team diligently strives to impart comprehensive knowledge to training participants, aiming to elevate their understanding and enhance skills within their respective fields

Meet the Team

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 Mr Percy Patrick

Country of Residence: United Kingdom

 

Area of Specialisation

Fundraising management for faith and community-based organisations and small size not-for-profit organisations.

Organising fundraising training for faith and community-based organisations and small size not-for-profit organisations.

Project proposal for the institutional donors.

 

Training Subject

Fundraising strategies for faith-based organisations.

 

Formal Education

Masters of Arts in Sociology from Savitribai Phule University of Pune, India.

Bachelor of Commerce from Gujarat University, India.

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

Making market works training programme from The Springfield Centre, United Kingdom.

Effective fundraising from the Directory of Social Change, United Kingdom.

Diploma in event management from the Institute of Event Management, United Kingdom.

Post graduate diploma in public relations from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s Rajendra Prasad Institute of Communication and Management, India.

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Grants Management, Compliance and Reporting Manager, CDP, United Kingdom.

Programme Manager (Africa and Asia), Scottish Catholic International Aid Fund (SCIAF) Caritas Scotland, United Kingdom.

Associate Director, World Vision, India.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Fundraising methods

PRISMA, Italy.

The Spring Rain Global Foundation Inc, Philippine.

 

Language Known: English, Hindi and Gujarati

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Ms Michele Kay

Country of Residence: South Africa

 

Area of Specialization

Nonprofit and development sector specialist.

 

Training Subject

Training moderator.

Panel discussion member.

 

Formal Education

Master in public and development management from University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Postgraduate diploma in public management from University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Postgraduate certificate in programme and project management from University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Marketing management diploma from Vaal Triangle Technikon, South Africa.

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

Foreign fundraising and proposal writing certificate from Papillon, South Africa.

Grant management certificate from USAID/PEPFAR, South Africa.

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

CFLI Coordinator South Africa, Lesotho and Namibia, Canadian Government/High Commission, South Africa.

Director Social Impact Consulting, South Africa.

Managing Director, Institute of Training and Education for Capacity Building, South Africa.

National Programme Manager, Starfish Greathearts Foundation, South Africa.

Managing Director, EcoCity, South Africa.

Project Director, 17 Shaff Training, South Africa.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Nonprofit and development sector specialist.

Language Known: English.

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 Ms Marianna Occhiuto

 

Country of Residence: Italy

 

Area of Specialisation

Fundraising using social media, Crowdfunding, Event management.

 

Training subject

Fundraising using Facebook - theory and practice,

Crowdfunding,

Event management, festivals and special occasions as fundraising vehicles.

Panel discussion member.

 

Formal Education

Master in nonprofit management from SDA Bocconi University, Italy.

Double bachelor in international affairs from John Cabot University, Italy and University of Wales, United Kingdom.

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

Certificate of strategic planning and fundraising management from Rome School of Fundraising, Italy.

Certificate on digital fundraising: social media, email marketing, web and digital advertising from Rome School of Fundraising, Italy.

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Head of fundraising and partnership, ASCS/SIMM (Scalabrini International Migration Network) Europe and Africa, Italy.

Head of communication and fundraising, ASCS (Agenzia Scalabriniana per la Cooperazione allo Sviluppo), Italy.

Communication and marketing consultant, ReStore the Franchising Factory, Italy.

Project manager, Susan G Komen Europe Network, Italy.

Individual and corporate fundraiser, Susan G Komen, Italy.

Event manager consultant, PE Eeenti, Italy.

Fundraising intern, Italian Committee of the World Food Programme, Italy.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Fundraising guest lectures

John Cabot University, Italy.

The American University of Rome, Italy.

Notre Dame University Rome Global Gateway, Italy.

Loyola University, Italy.

PRISMA Training, Italy.

Urbaniana University, Italy.

 

Language Known: Italian, English, French and Spanish.

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 Mr. Bipin Jojo

Country of Residence: India

 

Area of Specialisation

Participatory Project Management, Needs assessment, Impact assessment.

 

Formal Education

MA Social Work,  Mphil, PhD

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Conducting Needs assessment, Impact Assessment, M&E.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Project Management, PRA  for more than two decades

 

Language Known: English 

Contact Details: 

Email address: bipinkjojo@gmail.com

Mobile Number with Country Code: +91 9869434815

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 Ms Isabella Lalli

Country of Residence: Italy

 

Area of Specialisation

Legacy, Planned Giving and Mail Marketing.

 

Training subject

Legacy, planned giving and mail marketing.

 

Formal Education

Master in global studies for international cooperation specialised in Africa from University of Turin, Italy.

Bachelor in international sciences and diplomatic affairs from University of Bologna, Italy.

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

Advanced training: Talents for fundraising, Italy.

Risk management: working in high-risk countries, impact skills.

Project cycle management and theory of change, mapping change.

Project cycle management, ISPI Summer School, Italy.

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Coordinator, Rainbow for Africa, Italy.

Operation Coordinator, Officine Buone Case, Italy.

Director, Cantiere Fundraising, Italy.

Junior Project Manager, Istituto Cooperazione e Suiluppo, Italy.

Fundraiser, Per gli Ospedali, Job4Good & Assif, Italy.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Fundraising.

 

Language Known: Italiano, English, French, Russian and Arabic.

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 Ms Carolina Carin Garcia

Country of Residence: Spain

 

Area of Specialisation

Development of procedures for the implementation of uniform project management according to the Logical Framework approach and Human Rights based approach, considering the impacts on the SDGs and ensuring their sustainability.

Coordinate and support project teams in the implementation and management of the process of identification, formulation, implementation, evaluation and impact of projects.

Follow up and periodically review the status of each project with project managers and prepare status reports, presentations, annual report and project planning.

Promote and collaborate in the formulation of projects for funding organisations, manage communication with these organisations and prepare the corresponding monitoring and evaluation reports.

Motivate project volunteers, encouraging teamwork, a good working environment, innovation and the implementation of training and updating activities for volunteers in project methodology, cooperation and applied technologies.

 

Formal Education

1997–2001: Diploma in Social Work - University School of Social Work. Complutense University of Madrid.

2009–2010: Expert in Inequality, Cooperation and Development, Complutense University of Madrid, (295 Hrs).

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

2021 - October: On-line course: "Human Rights to Water and Sanitation for Water and Sanitation Professionals". Provided by: ONGAWA

2021 - October: On-line course "Workshop on Indicators based on the 2030 Agenda from a human rights approach". Provided by: Red de Ongs de Madrid

2021 - June: Sustainable Development Goals. Course provided by EDP Foundation.

2021- May: Economic-financial management for social entities. Course provided by EDP Foundation.

2021 - April: The Theory of Change for measuring social impact. Course provided by EDP Foundation.

2021 - March: On-line course: The Human Rights to Water and 

Sanitation". Provided by: ONGAWA

2021 - March: Social innovation. Course provided by EDP Foundation.

2021 - March: Effective project formulation. Course provided by EDP Foundation.

2021 - February: On-line course "Workshop "General guidelines for the construction of indicators based on the 2030 Agenda from a human rights approach". Provided by: Red de Ongs de Madrid.

2018 - IV Conference on the incorporation of the Human Rights Approach in International Development Cooperation projects, provided by the Ministry of the Presidency in coordination with the Human Rights Observatory of the University of Valladolid.

2014 - CIPÓ Madrid - How to carry out awareness-raising, mobilisation and advocacy campaigns. Introduction and basic concepts on campaigning, campaign design, identification of the target group, organisation and planning of activities.

2012 - CONGDE and La Caixa Foundation - European Funding for Development Cooperation. Understanding the functioning of development cooperation and European funding, the management of funds and the evaluation of interventions.

2011 - IV Conference on Solidarity and Development Cooperation: "Childhood and Development" held in Puertollano and organised by the Provincial Council of Ciudad Real.

2010 - Fundación Tripartita para la formación en el empleo - Access Course.

2006 - Project Planning and Management Training, Calcutta from 25 to 28 July 2006. Project training course provided by CESSS.

1999 - II Congress of Social Work Students, "Employment and Social Work", University of Salamanca.

1998 - I Social Work Forum of the Pontifical University of Comillas, "Actions against exclusion".”

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

01/07/2020 - Present - Projects Coordinator

Fundación Energía sin Fronteras C/Mauden 51, 4º1, 28003 - Madrid

  • Development of procedures for the implementation of uniform project management according to the Logical Framework approach and Human Rights based approach, considering the impacts on the SDGs and ensuring their sustainability.

Coordinate and support project teams in the implementation and management of the process of identification, formulation, implementation, evaluation

  • and impact of projects.

  • Follow up and periodically review the status of each project with project managers and prepare status reports, presentations, annual report and project planning.

  • Promote and collaborate in the formulation of projects for funding organisations, manage communication with these organisations and prepare the corresponding monitoring and evaluation reports.

  • Motivate project volunteers, encouraging teamwork, a good working environment, innovation and the implementation of training and updating activities for volunteers in project methodology, cooperation and applied technologies.

26/09/2007 - 30/06/2020 - International Development Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid Project Manager

Fundación PROCLADE C/ Conde de Serrallo 15, 28029 Madrid (www.fundacionproclade.org)

  • Preparing international development cooperation projects.

  • Analysis of public and private calls for proposals.

  • Management and coordination of the project cycle: formulation, presentation, monitoring, evaluation and justification.

  • Coordination and interaction with local counterparts and other entities.

  • Managing the necessary documentation for the formulation of projects: legal framework, bases and forms for calls for proposals, strategic and thematic priorities.

  • Working together with the different departments of the organisation.

  • Interaction and coordination with public and private entities and funders.

  • Other tasks:

  • Team Leader of the volunteers during the summer experience in India in 2017 and 2018.

  • Assistance for the processing of visas, selection of insurance and airline tickets for the summer volunteers in 2017 and 2018.

  • Coordination with the places in India where we are going to carry out our activity for the organisation of the reception, stay and transport of the volunteers.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Fundraising.

Training for PROCLADE Foundation volunteers on project formulation and logical framework.

Training for Esf volunteers on gender approach and gender as a

transversal approach.

Training on time management, budget planning and monitoring and justification reports.

Language Known: 

English: proficiency

French: basic

Contact Details:-

Email address: carolinacarin2@gmail.com

Mobile Number with Country Code: +34 665 87 75 75

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 Fr Donatien Twizeyuremyi

Country of Residence: Rwanda

 

Area of Specialisation

Project Management in International Development.

Fundraising and Donor Relations.

 

Training Subject

Fundraising Landscape in Africa.

 

Formal Education

Master in Business Administration, Kigali Independent University, Rwanda.

Master in Development Studies, Kigali Independent University, Rwanda.

Bachelor in Development Studies, Kigali Independent University, Rwanda.

Bachelor in Theology Studies, Nyakibanda Major Seminary, Rwanda.

Philosophy Studies, Kabagayi Major Seminary, Rwanda.

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

Certificat en “Pogramme de Formation approfondie en Comptabilité ».

Certificat de Participation dans la Formation sur la Politique de l’enfance.

Certificat de participation dans la Formation sur la gestion des ressources humaines.

Certificate of completion of two months training in Professional English Upper- Intermediate 2 by BRITISH COUNCIL (Grade A).

Certificate in Church Management from Villanova University (USA).

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Director, Caritas Archdiocese of Kigali, Rwanda.

President Justice and Peace Commission Archdiocese of Kigali, Rwanda.

Deputy Secretary General, Caritas Rwanda.

Diocesan Chaplain, Pastoral of Youth Archdiocese of Kigali, Rwanda.

Assistant Priest, Catholic Parish Saint Charles Rwanga (Nyamirambo), Rwanda.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Project Management in International Development.

Fundraising and Donor Relations.

 

Language Known

Kinyarwanda, French and English

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 Mr John Peter Nelson

Country of Residence

India

 

Area of Specialisation

Project management.

Human resource management.

Organisational development.

Disaster management.

 

Training Subject

Fundraising landscape in Asia.

 

Formal Education

Master in Arts from University of Madras, India.

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

 

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Executive Director, Indo Global Social Service Society, India.

Head of Department, Caritas India.

Coordinator, Caritas Asia, Thailand.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Project management.

Human resource management.

Organisational development.

Disaster management.

 

Language Known

English, Tamil and Hindi.

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 Dr Pekham Basu

Country of Residence: India

 

Area of Specialisation

Teaching, field work coordination, supervision and guiding academic research.

Corporate Social Responsibility.

 

Training Subject

Corporate Social Responsibility.

 

Formal Education

Bachelor of Arts with Honours in History from Loreto College, Calcutta University, India.

Master of Arts in Social Work (Family and Child Welfare) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, India.

Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) from Tata Institute of Social Sciences India.

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

Diplomacy Training Programme Human Rights, Advocacy and Business from Faculty of Law, University of New South Wales, Australia.  

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Assistant Professor, Tata Institute of Social Science, India.

Skills Development Director, HURT (Human Rights) Foundation, India.

Director, Mine Labour Protection Campaign, India.

Consultant, Corporate Social Responsibility, EdlGive Foundation, India.

Senior Manager, Corporate Social Responsibility, Fullerton India Credit Company Limited, India.

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

Teaching, field work coordination, supervision and guiding academic research.

Corporate Social Responsibility.

 

Language Known: English

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 Ms. Paola Noelle Sinigaglia

Country of Residence: Italy

 

Area of Specialisation

  • Fundraising

  • Marketing and Communication

 

 

Formal Education

Degree in Social Psychology

 

Additional Educational Qualifications

Master's degree in communication and fundraising 

 

Work Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

I have been involved in fundraising and project management for over 10 years in international cooperation, health, human rights and culture projects

 

Teaching Experience in Project Management/Fundraising

I trained on fundraising and communication in courses for adults and young fundraisers

 

Language Known: Italian, French, English

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