Elaina Gray - Development Director
Elaina joined Chapter in 2007 and has almost ten years direct fundraising experience in arts organisations.
After studying for her Masters in Arts Administration at Goldsmiths College, she worked in the Development Department at the Philharmonia Orchestra running the Friends and Students scheme. Following this, she spent two years in the Development team at Welsh National Opera followed by a year as the Appeals Manager at the Bristol Old Vic before joining Chapter in 2007 to fundraise for the £4m redevelopment campaign.
Since this time Elaina has raised substantial support for both capital and revenue purposes from a range of individuals, companies, public funders and charitable trusts and foundations.
Tell us a secret
This isn’t really a secret but………… I used to work in forensic science and once had to book in a human head and a pair of feet (not attached to the rest of the body) brought in from a crime scene (sorry if that’s too gruesome for the Chapter audience!).
Tell us a joke
Two teddy bears in the airing cupboard, which one is in the army? The one on the tank.
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