Carnie, Chris

Co-founder of Factary. Expert in fundraising.
Chris is a researcher, consultant and trainer in philanthropy and fundraising. He has worked in the non-profit sector since 1980, initially as a fundraiser in the UK. He was a researcher in the House of Commons 1982-84 working on rights for people with disabilities. In 1990 he co-founded Factary, Europe’s leading fundraising research agency. In 2017 he joined the team at Pallapupas, the leading healthcare clown organisation, to work on philanthropy and social investment for the organisation. Chris has been involved in the development of venture philanthropy in Europe since 2003 with the European Venture Philanthropy Association.
He is a professor at the University of Barcelona in the Postgraduate Certificate in Fundraising, and the author of books, chapters, papers and blogs on fundraising.

He studied BSc Hons at the University of Southampton.