Kyla Shawyer

CEO
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Kyla provides overall leadership to the Resource Alliance, working closely with various stakeholders, including institutional partners and the global volunteer network as well as engaging with the wider philanthropic sector. Her role focuses on expanding the reach and impact of the capacity building work of the organisation to achieve its vision of a strong and sustainable civil society

She has spent 20 years in fundraising, marketing and resource mobilisation both within the international non-profit community, as well as inside the commercial sector. Most recently, Kyla’s experience has included leading the international fundraising, marketing and programme delivery for Operation Smile International, a global children’s non-profit organisation with programmes in over 60 countries.