Irene Chambers

I am the Fundraising Manager for Kidneys for Life a medical charity based in the Manchester Royal Infirmary supporting renal patients both adults and children.  I started my career in fundraising in Edinburgh for the YWCA and have since worked for Fairbridge and Bolton Lads & Girls Club.  I am a Sole Fundraiser for Kidneys for Life, being a “Jack of all Trades and Master of None”.  In my spare time I am also the co-opted Events Co-ordinator of the Institute of Fundraising North West and help organise the training and networking events and the two day Annual Conference in November.  I was also elected as a Trustee of the Institute of Fundraising nationally in July 2012