Deborah Doane

Deborah Doane

Funders' Initiative for Civil Society

Deborah is the director of the Funders' Initiative for Civil Society, a campaigner and a writer. She blogs regularly for the Guardian on development issues. She has worked across the NGO sector including as director of the World Development Movement, head of sustainable consumption for WWF-UK, and founder/director of the CORE (Corporate Responsibility) Coalition of over 130 NGOs. She has been a trustee of the Fairtrade Foundation and recently spent two years in India working with and writing about social movements, NGOs and social enterprises.

Twitter: @doaneatlarge
LinkedIn: Deborah Doane


15 February 2018
The UK government is committed to protecting civil society space around the world, but the restrictions on advocacy and campaigning in the UK are undermining these critical efforts.