Gail Cunningham

Head of Investment Learning, Association of Charitable Foundations

Gail Cunningham is Head of Investment Learning at the Association of Charitable Foundations, whose 400 members collectively hold assets of around £50bn and give over £2.5bn annually. Gail supports foundations to be ambitious and effective in the way that they use their resources, with a focus on exploring responsible, sustainable and impact investment approaches, and broadening investment knowledge among foundation staff and trustees.

Gail previously worked for youth and arts charities, and within the foundation of a global financial services company where projects included funding the Canadian Task Force on Social Finance and providing support to the Community Forward Fund, one of the first social finance loan providers in Canada.