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Highly experienced project leaders

All projects are led by one of our partners who have a combined seven decades of experience in leadership roles for major organisations, across all income streams and of achieving exceptional results in complex environments.

Personal, tailored services

We offer a tailored approach that works most effectively within your organisation’s culture and ethos and in close collaboration with you and your staff to ensure that the outcome of a project is bought into and owned by the people who will be implementing the recommendations.

Practical advice

We minimise the use of theory and jargon and produce outcomes that will be implemented achieving significant improvements in performance.


Unique, personal and inclusive approach

We deploy our Insight approach to every search campaign. We collaborate with you to create a bespoke search campaign based on our deep understanding and analysis of your organisational strategy, leadership and working culture.

Our deep sector understanding and unrivalled network of contacts

Our three principles have all held senior roles and run Fundraising and Communications at some of the largest charities in the UK, giving them a deep knowledge of the charity sector as well as a huge network of contacts

The best search talent in the business

Our search consultants have broad experience of recruiting for leadership roles but also individually specialise in the global and UK charity sectors, as well as a focus on corporate cross-over candidates if required.


Our candidates

We have some of the most successful interim senior fundraisers working with us in the country with years of experience in senior roles, and we can help place these in the UK and internationally. We can also help you with interim CEOs; Finance, HR and Communication Directors; and heads of departments and middle managers.


We can offer you rapid solutions to immediate problems and have someone in place at short notice


We don’t charge you to find a list of exceptional people for your role, we only charge if you appoint one of our candidates, making this a no risk approach for you

AAW bring wide-ranging expertise and a knowledge of fundraising that is both deep and very current.’