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Oliver Baker

Oliver Baker

Research Funding Officer

 

Oliver has an academic background in the social sciences and humanities and currently specializes in funding solutions for non-profit organizations. His prior experiences working in the NGO sector include consulting with institutions and individuals for a wide variety of fundraising drives in aid of socio-cultural organizations, environmental trusts, and health and disability charities.

 

Oliver has an extensive knowledge of the global non-profit funding environment. His current specialism encompasses funders operating within the United States, Northern Europe, and the African continent. Oliver seeks to forge links between like-minded organizations that are committed to human and economic development via sustainable urban growth and other related pathways to prosperity. He hopes to continue to deepen his understanding of the way in which NGOs and grant-making organizations collaborate with a view to achieving their shared humanitarian goals.

 

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