We are a group of volunteers who are passionate about the charity sector. Through our podcasts, we are joined by leading lights in the sector to offer learning tools to charity workers, spark commentary and allow contribution by all.

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Samuel Davies

Producer and Chair

Samuel has a track record of successful fundraising, management and leadership and has developed expertise in fundraising, marketing and volunteering in the charity sector, since 2006. Samuel has worked primarily in fundraising roles and is currently Head of Fundraising & PR at Lifelites. He has volunteered for Samaritans and Crisis and provides pro bono training and advice to small charities working in and around Buckinghamshire.

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Usman Mughal

Producer and Treasurer

Usman has worked in the charity sector since 2010 with experience in Trust and Statutory, and Major Donor fundraising and is currently working at Action for Children.  He has worked and volunteered for charities such as St John Ambulance, British Red Cross, European Campaign for Human Rights in Afghanistan (ECHRA) and Care4Calais. He is passionate about supporting refugees around the world and has recently travelled to Jordan, Syria and France to support refugees through sustainable and livelihood projects.

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Vicky Luk

Producer and Secretary

Vicky has worked at a number of health and medical reserach charities since 2010 including Cancer Research UK, Tommy's and local hospice, Peace Hospice Care. She currently leads partnerships and philanthropy at Sands, managing stakeholder events and has experience across all areas of fundraising and marcomms. She volunteered at local homelessness charity, The Simon Community.

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Beth McClelland


Beth currently works with the Fundraising Team at Alzheimer's Research UK as a Senior Supporter Care Officer. She has also worked at Sue Ryder, and is passionate about connecting with others who are dedicated to charity work and supporting all those who want to learn more.


Kevin Stevens

Audio editor

Kevin is an experienced freelance Insight and Research Manager with a decade of experience working in the media and entertainment industry. He has worked with some of the biggest brands in the world including Google, Apple, Samsung, BT, Unilever, SEAT, Virgin Media and Tesco. He volunteered at the Winton School chess club.


Join the team


Charity Chat Podcast is a volunteer organisation. We are looking for a dynamic and energetic individual to join our team! If you are interested in meeting other passionate members of the sector, keen to learn from experts and industry leaders or want to share your fundraising skills and secure us further sponsors, then please get in touch. We would love to hear from you.