Director Development, Fundraising and Relationships - VIC

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Eric is a philanthropy specialist with a track record of over 8 years of relationship management and securing major gifts from high net worth individuals, corporates, and Trusts and Foundations.

Eric uses an evidence-based approach in identifying philanthropic and partnership opportunities. He has worked with medical and scientific experts to secure multi-million dollar funding from philanthropy, corporates and government agencies.

Prior Appointments

PETER MCCALLUM CANCER CENTRE FOUNDATION June 2013 – September 2018 – Major Gifts Program Manager

As the fundraising arm of the hospital, the Foundation seeks multi-million philanthropic revenue annually to fund innovative cancer research, clinical equipment and clinical research fellowships.

THE VICTORIAN MULTICULTURAL COMMISSION (VMC) May 2014 – July 2017 – Regional Advisory Council Councillor (non-commissioned)

The VMC provides independent advice to the Victorian Government to inform the development of legislative and policy frameworks, as well as the delivery of services to Australia’s culturally, linguistically and religiously diverse society.

MONASH UNIVERSITY - OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT AND VICE-CHANCELLOR Feb 2010 – May 2013 – Philanthropic Relations Coordinator – Capital Campaign and Major Gifts

The External Relations, Development and Alumni portfolio focuses on developing meaningful and impactful relationships for the University through government, corporate and individual philanthropic gifts for scholarships, education, research, and capital projects.

FITNESS FIRST AUSTRALIA - ACTIVE MEDIA GROUP (AMG) Dec 2006 – Feb 2009 – Advertising Campaign Executive

AMG was the media arm of Fitness First, the largest global health club chain. Key focus of the role was integrated marketing/media campaigns to achieve higher market share for various brands.


Relationship and Business Development

Philanthropic projects – management/advisory

Budgets and pipelines

Evaluation and impact reporting


Master of Social Investment & Philanthropy; Diploma of Fundraising Management; Bachelor of Communication