LGBTI equality and human rights in Europe and Central Asia

Anna Shepherd

Partnerships Manager

+32 02 899 07 62

Anna manages ILGA-Europe's private sector partnerships, coordinates the European Equality Gala and other fundraising events, and looks after donors and community fundraisers. She develops and implements strategies to diversify sources of funding and inspire supporters to get involved. 


Anna joined ILGA-Europe in May 2017 from London, where she worked in a variety of fundraising roles  – covering corporate events, community and Trusts & Foundations – at Sarcoma UK and the Kaleidoscope Trust. She has also lived in Vilnius, Lithuania supporting LGL and Baltic Pride in events, communications and institutional fundraising.  Anna holds a Master’s degree from the University of Tampere, Finland, and worked as a language editor and technical writer for several years before entering the non-profit sector.