Gary Kernahan

Director of Fundraising

Gary, who has been the Interim Director of Fundraising at Children 1st since March 2019, joins Children 1st on a permanent position as Director of Fundraising from January 2020.

Gary has extensive fundraising leadership experience, having held senior roles at Cancer Research UK, the National Autistic Society, Muscular Dystrophy UK and THINK Consultancy Solutions.

As a volunteer with the Institute of Fundraising, Gary champions fundraising expertise across the sector and was awarded the Fundraising Excellence Award in 2018 in recognition of his work.