Lawrence Jackson

Managing Director, Australia

Lawrence Jackson is an experienced executive and management consultant specialising in strategy, general management, fundraising, philanthropy, social marketing and corporate social responsibility. He has undertaken consulting and /or management assignments over the last 20 years for over 90 organisations including most recently Australian Red Cross, Moriah College Foundation, National Heart Foundation, Autism Spectrum Australia, Canberra Hospital Foundation, Hands Across Canberra, and Project Rozana. Clients also include Action Aid, University of Melbourne, Hebrew University of Jerusalem,  Vision Australia,  University of Sydney, Multiple Sclerosis Limited, Cochlear Ltd, Sydney Community Foundation, Epilepsy Action Australia, Endocrinology and Diabetes Research Foundation (University of Sydney), Australian Graduate School of Management (University of NSW)  and many more.

Previously he held full time executive roles including General Manager, Revenue & Brand, National Heart Foundation, Chief Executive Officer, NSW Jewish Communal Appeal, General Manager, Development, Benevolent Society of NSW and Funding Development Manager, Royal Blind Society of NSW.


He holds an MBA (Executive) from the Australian Graduate School of Management, and a Bachelor of Commerce in Marketing from the University of NSW. He has also undertaken an international project in Not-for-Profit Marketing at the JL Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University in Illinois, USA and a Certificate in Direct Marketing from the Australian Direct Marketing Association (ADMA).

He has also served as an adjunct member of faculty at the Australian Graduate School of Management where he has taught Marketing and Organisational Behaviour courses to MBA (Executive) students. He has also taught Marketing for the Arts and Sales and Marketing for Call Centre Managers for University of Technology and Macquarie Research Ltd respectively.

He is the founder of the Philanthrocrat user group for fundraising, social marketing and corporate social responsibility professionals and a member of the Industry Advisory Board, Centre for Business Analytics at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne.

He has also served as an arts producer, agent, and consultant.


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