Who We Are

A leading global fundraising consultancy and recruitment agency

An international network of experienced and trusted senior consultants to tailor the best specialist team for each project

Daryl Upsall International together offer a comprehensive range of recruitment and consulting services to the non-profit sector.

With experience of working with non-profits across more than 70 countries, we provide a truly global service to our clients.

Our multilingual staff and international network of associates includes highly experienced professionals who bring expert perspectives from both the non-profit and private sectors.

The agency was founded in 2001 by Daryl Upsall, a world-renowned fundraising ‘guru’ with more than 35 years of leadership experience in the sector. As International Fundraising Director for Greenpeace International, Daryl was responsible for doubling Greenpeace’s global net income, raising more than $1 billion for the environment in the process.

Meet the Talent

Let us introduce you some of the core team.

Daryl Upsall

President, Daryl Upsall International

Based in Madrid, Daryl has 40 years working with over 240 non-profits in 80 countries. Known for his leadership and innovation; for pioneering digital fundraising and as a co-creator of face to face fundraising during the 1990s when leading Greenpeace International fundraising.

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Emily Bracken

CEO Consulting

Emily is an experienced consultant and project director that over the last 20 years has worked in both the non-profit and private sectors specialized in fundraising, organisational strategy and international expansion. In the last 10 years, she has focused…

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Zoe Oldham

CEO Recruitment

Zoe is a senior international leader with over two decades of professional experience. After a decade at Daryl Upsall International completing over 200 recruitments, Zoe took on the position of CEO- Recruitment.

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Ruth Gardner

Senior Recruitment Consultant

With two years of experience as a global recruiter for international nonprofits, Ruth excels in identifying and attracting premier talent from across the globe to contribute to mission-driven organizations focused on positive social and environmental impact.

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Jirka Wirth

Senior Consultant

Jirka is a fundraising and marketing professional and has worked exclusively in the non-profit sector since 2003 in different roles. Starting in smaller NPOs in Germany, his way led him from a team leader at MSF to the role of fundraising director for MSF in Germany and Brazil. In his last role as fundraising director for IRC Germany, he build up a fundraising program from scratch.

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Amie Brown

Senior Consultant

Amie is a fundraising and marketing strategic planner with 15 years’ experience in the non-profit sector. She held several senior roles at Cancer Research UK, NSPCC and ActionAid UK before beginning work 7 years ago as a consultant.

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McAra Kirby-Fahey

International Consultant

McAra has ten years of experience in the non-profit sector across the US, Australia, and Europe. With a background in design and the arts, she began her fundraising career at the San Francisco Opera as part of their highly successful development team.

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Karem Armstrong

Karem Armstrong

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Karem is an experienced international consultant specialising in international senior staff recruitments, market entry studies, and investment planning.

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Emma Adams

Senior Recruitment Consultant

Emma brings 15 years’ experience recruiting for the non-profit sector, specialising in finding the best talent in fundraising.

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Sonya Burke

Sonya Burke

Senior Consultant

With Daryl Upsall International, Sonya helps nonprofit organisations with her in-depth understanding of the ways INGOs can truly bring about global growth. She understands not only the potential of most global markets but knows how both the national entity …

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Enrica

Enrica Zamparini

Senior Consultant

Enrica has been active in the non-profit sector for almost 20 years, with a focus on establishing and growing new fundraising programmes.   She is an expert on building new programmes in growing fundraising markets…

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Leyre Ayastuy

Leyre Ayastuy

Senior Creative Consultant

With Daryl Upsall International, Leyre designs strategies for Spanish organisations to develop their fundraising plans and secure financial sustainability and growth. She encourages organisations to open their minds to new ideas…

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Bertie Bosrédon

Bertie Bosrédon

Senior Digital Consultant

With Daryl Upsall International, Bertie helps nonprofit organisations of all sizes implement digital programmes, develop their online presence, improve their digital mindset, increase engagement and conversion with their audiences.

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Michael Dixon

Michael Dixon

Senior Digital Consultant

Michael is an experienced digital strategist who specializes in supporting non-profit organizations with audience-driven growth strategies that can either scale or enhance their digital fundraising or engagement efforts.

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Liberty Childs

Liberty Childs

Consultant

With 8 years’ professional experience in the non-profit sector working in fundraising, marketing and communications, Liberty joined Daryl Upsall International in 2022.

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Martha Oddy Boninfante

Martha Oddy Boninfante

Senior Consultant

Martha is a high- and medium-value partnerships fundraiser and researcher, with 20 years’ experience across diverse sectors and a variety of markets. She has a particular track record in planning and executing new income generation programmes.

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Katharina Steinkellner

Katharina Steinkellner

Senior Consultant

Katharina is a passionate leadership giving fundraiser. For almost 20 years she has been engaging major donors, corporate partners, trusts, foundations and governments in humanitarian, cultural and environmental causes.

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Julia Strong

Julia Strong

Senior Consultant

Julia is a non-profit resource mobilisation and partnerships professional with 14 years’ experience in the charitable sector. She has worked across international markets and has field experience in Sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East.

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Sarah Beth Lardie

Senior Consultant

Sarah Beth Lardie, has nearly two decades of experience in advancing the mission, vision, and goals of non-profit and socially responsible for-profit companies around the world.

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Miryam Delgado

Miryam Delgado

Chief Operation Officer

Miryam is since 2006 the Chief Operating Officer for Daryl Upsall International and runs the administration and finances. Additionally, she provides leadership…

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Alhelí Quintanilla

Alhelí Quintanilla

Marketing and Operations Manager-
Recruitment Division

Alhelí is currently responsible for supporting the delivery of strategic operational services across the organisation, managing also the web and social media content, as well as providing comprehensive support to the recruitment department…

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Karem Perez

Karem Pérez

Marketing Manager

Karem is a marketing specialist with 6 years of experience in the non-profit sector and extensive previous experience in the corporate consulting sector. She is specialized in strategic business planning and growth strategies. Her work at Daryl Upsall International is in supporting both the international consultancy and recruitment worldwide.

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Christina Pappas

Christina Pappas

Marketing and Operations Manager – Consultancy Division

Christina supports the external outreach and consulting tasks by helping with Interviews and research in different languages. Additionally, she coordinates and helps to implement the digital and social media for the consulting business. She also manages various internal operations and administrative systems.

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Rosa Corbí

Admin Assistant

Rosa supports internal operations and administrative systems for our international consultancy and recruitment divisions. As part of the data management team, Rosa is responsible for the CRM, ATS and the Daryl Upsall International Credential Bank.

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Paula Martín

Business Information Analyst-
Consulting Division

Her background in the non-profit sector kicked off by serving as a telemarketer at the fundraising company, which resulted in gaining valuable insights into varied fundraising strategies.

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