Joanna Ellams

Philanthropy and Legacies Fundraising Specialist

Following six years at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, during which she transformed their legacy programme resulting in a ten-fold uplift in income, Joanna Ellams now leads on legacy fundraising at the V&A, developing and delivering strategy, campaigns and stewardship while supporting and overseeing events and estate administration.

A career fundraiser (and qualified History teacher), Jo is a CiCLA-qualified member of the Institute of Legacy Management and Chair of Development in Action.