Sufina works in corporate strategy at the City of London Corporation, where she steers the design and development of ambitious corporate strategies relating to society, the economy and digital and physical environments, in support of the City Corporation’s Corporate Plan for 2018-23. The role requires Sufina to work across multiple sectors and geographical areas, with a wide range of stakeholders.
Prior to this role, Sufina worked for the National Lottery Community Fund and City Bridge Trust, in strategy, policy and stakeholder relations roles. Sufina has also held a variety of service delivery and business development roles within not-for-profits, charities and housing associations in London and Sheffield, working mainly with adults with learning disabilities and older people.
Sufina has volunteered with the Institute of Fundraising, as the Chair of their Expert Panel on Equality, Diversity and Inclusion – a Panel committed to advising and supporting the Institute to design and deliver a strategy for an equal, diverse and inclusive fundraising profession. As well as being a Just for Kids Law Trustee and member of the Fundraising Sub-Committee, she volunteers for The Charterhouse as a Governor and a member of their Audit and Development Committees. In July 2019 she was made an honorary Fellow at the Institute of Fundraising.