Maureen Collins is an award winning fundraiser, photographer and writer with a passion for dignity. With 35 years experience in business development and relationship management, Maureen thrives in an environment of responsibility, contribution and diversity and has worked with many market-leading and iconic brands such as Horse and Hound Magazine, Rank Xerox, Driza-Bone and the UN Refugee Agency. In 2009, Maureen enabled the single largest corporate gift in UNHCR’s history through a global venture with Pricewaterhouse Coopers that supported the education of 25,000 refugee children from Darfur.
For five of the past six years, Maureen was a Strategic Partnerships Manager at The Smith Family, managing top tier partners including Microsoft, Mirvac, Optus, Prime Media Group, PwC and SAP and, this past year, has managed a portfolio of high net worth individuals. Maureen has a Post Graduate Diploma in Business and Marketing and is currently undertaking a Masters in Creative Writing at Oxford University in the UK.