Principal Advisor, Partnerships and Engagement
Ellie works in the external relations section and leads our specialist partnership programmes and funds relating to culture and the arts. She also oversees our collaborative projects and initiatives around sector support and training, including our skills and trustee match schemes. Ellie supports Adam Lopardo with the development of a wide range of engagement activities which bring new partnerships to the Foundation.
Ellie joined the Community Foundation as Sponsors Club Manager in August 2009. Prior to that, she worked at The Sage Gateshead where she managed corporate sponsorships and the Corporate Partners Scheme, and at BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art where she worked on developing corporate partnerships.