Emily Cottrell

Account Manager - Commissioning and Grants

Emily has worked in the charity sector for over a decade and she joined Richard Newton Consulting (RNC)in April 2017. She is our Account Manager with an emphasis on Commissioning and Grants. Since joining RNC, she’s found her niche in Tender Writing and now manages a portfolio of clients drawn from the education and training sector including WREC and Twin Traininghttps://www.twinemployment.com/

She has raised over £1 million in philanthropic funds and secured £10 million in contracts for her clients.

Emily’s interest in fundraising began when she was President of the LGBT+ Society at university, where she organised a silent auction for World AIDS Day and established a loyalty card scheme.


Member of the Institute of Fundraising.


BSc Sociology and Criminology, Cardiff University.

Studying for a MA Forensic Linguistics, Cardiff University.

Out of Office

In her spare time, Emily enjoys learning languages: she’s currently mastering French.  She can also be found upcycling furniture which was inspired by her previous role as the Operations Manager at Wastesavers, Newport. http://wastesavers.co.uk/