Leigh Page, Senior Vice President, has over 15 years of experience in campaign strategy and fundraising within higher education, healthcare, cultural, public policy, conservation and international organizations. She has worked closely with CEOs, boards, leadership donors, partners, and volunteer committees. Her areas of expertise include organizational structure and strategy, campaign development, principal gift strategy, board management, fundraising operations, prospect and data management and donor cultivation.
Since 2020, Leigh has served as the on-site campaign counsel for the University of New South Wales Campaign to raise $650 million for university strategic priorities. Her role focuses on advancing the campaign strategy and operations, principal gift development, and program capacity. In 2023, Leigh will be a lead driver in executing the university’s new five-year fundraising strategy. In mid-2020, Leigh served as interim chief development officer, leading the university’s fundraising team to surpass the 50% raised campaign threshold on schedule.
She is also currently working with Menzies Foundation, to build a landscape of global prospects to support their efforts to explore the dimensions of leadership qualities and attributes that are key to leading in an Australian and global context.
In 2019, Leigh worked with Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation to design and launch a campaign plan to raise $60M in private philanthropic support to build new hospitals in Westmead and Randwick.
Previously, Leigh was the on-site director of National Audubon Society’s $650 million campaign to build capacity and launch new conservation initiatives. Leigh’s past CCS client organizations also include University of Maryland Children’s Hospital; Washington Animal Rescue League; Bon Secours Health; and Norwood School.
Prior to CCS, Leigh worked at Brookings Institution the Medical University of South Carolina.
Leigh earned a Masters degree in arts administration from Winthrop University and a Bachelors in communications and fine arts from College of Charleston, SC. She is a native of North Carolina and currently resides in Sydney, Australia. She enjoys painting, gardening, yoga and live music.
select client partners
- Sydney Children’s Hospitals Foundation
- National Audubon Society
- University of Maryland Children’s Hospital
- Bon Secours Health
- Washington Animal Rescue League