Fiona Higgins

Fiona Higgins has held executive and senior management roles in the philanthropy, non-profit and corporate communications sectors.  She has worked in philanthropy and social investment since 1998, and brings with her an in-depth understanding of the charitable sector and unique insights into grantmaking practice and strategy.

Fiona has previously fulfilled roles as Executive Director for The Caledonia Foundation, Philanthropy Services Manager at Cambooya Services, Programme Manager at The Vincent Fairfax Family Foundation, Communications Officer at Australian Red Cross (NSW) and in corporate communications.

She holds tertiary qualifications in humanities and social sciences from the University of Sydney and Swinburne University. Fiona sits on the advisory board of the Caledonia Foundation and The Royal Agricultural Society (RAS) Foundation of NSW.

When she’s not spending time with her three children, Fiona enjoys keeping fit and writing. She has published a memoir with Pan Macmillan and two novels with Allen & Unwin.

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