Michelle Wright started her career as a violinist and after leading marketing and fundraising departments in the charity sector, she set up B-Corporation and social enterprise Cause4 in May 2009. She has since has undertaken major strategic and business development projects, including campaign developments with a number of national charities and consultancy work for FTSE 100 brands.
Michelle also specialises in philanthropy, having developed a number of major philanthropy projects for charities and corporates, and having set up new philanthropic foundations for sports stars, artists and entrepreneurs.
Cause4 has won multiple awards for its fundraising and philanthropy projects including being voted one of the top 50 scale-ups in the UK by Silicon Valley Comes to the UK in 2016 and in the top 10 philanthropic organisations in the UK by Real Business Magazine. Michelle was voted the most influential women in fundraising in 2018 by AI Global Excellence Awards.