Fariba is Director of Development.
Fariba joined the RSA in November 2020 as the Director of Development to grow all areas of development, including Fellowship and Business Development, Corporate Partnerships and Catalyst.
She has over 20 years of experience in generating income and unlocking philanthropy for educational, health and research projects. She has a lifetime commitment to the ethos of the non-for-profit sector and has worked for a variety of organisations in a fundraising leadership capacity, including Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, University of East London, Media Trust, and Moor House School & College.
Fariba holds a PhD in ‘Postmodernity & the Decline of the Nation-State: A British Case-Study’ from London School of Economics and has taught sociology, on a part-time basis, in various institutions including LSE, Greenwich University, Birkbeck College, Kingston University, and Woking College.