Alan Clayton specialises in 'Great Fundraising', defined as large scale, sustainable growth driven by donors who are true believers. 'Great Fundraising' has been researched and is conceived 'when fundraising meets brand'.
Alan is chairman of Alan Clayton Associates, based in Scotland and Denmark and currently active in Australia, Finland, Norway, Ireland, Denmark, the Netherlands, the UK, Canada and the USA, and working with clients in many more countries, recently Serbia, New Zealand, Switzerland, Spain and Germany.
He is Managing Partner at the Inch Hotel and Inspiration Centre, Loch Ness, Scotland and board chair at Karat Marketing, a telephone fundraising agency in Dunfermline, UK. He has recently launched London based agency Revolutionise FAB and is creative director of RobeJohn in Melbourne, Australia. Alan recently became a director of corporate partnerships consultancy Remarkable Partnerships.
Alan had previously held major fundraising and leadership posts and served as Chief Executive Officer of three fundraising agencies.
One of the leading consultants, coaches, creative directors and inspirational speakers, Alan has worked with over 320 non-profit clients around the world. His specialisms are emotional behaviour, board and executive team development, creative strategy, donor insight and motivation and he has published much original research and theory.
Alan is a keen mountaineer, powerboat skipper and golfer and has a reputation for insight, inspiration and for saying things others don't dare to.