Meet the Mentor
A qualified fundraising professional with over 20 years of experience in the non-profit sector, Margo Powell comes with an impressive background in fundraising across the arts, health, medical research, and higher education sectors. As executive director, advancement at Queensland University of Technology, she leads a large team that supports philanthropic and alumni engagement activities that align with the university’s education, research, and community initiatives.
Powell is active in the fundraising community – she enjoys her role as coach and mentor, and frequently presents to non-profit boards on fundraising and philanthropy. She does consulting independently for Board Connect and regularly hosts fundraising workshops and masterclasses. Powell's wealth of expertise, strong network of elite donors, and extensive fundraising skills have been helping a number of new and experienced fundraisers establish winning solutions in increasingly complex environments.