Partnerships & Philanthropy Director
Sayyeda builds relationships with philanthropists and corporate partners to grow the impact of investments for children. She joined Save the Children in 2008 in the Major Giving Team and became Director of Partnerships and Philanthropy in December 2016.
Before joining Save the Children, Sayyeda co-founded OneVoice Europe, a conflict resolution organisation in Israel and Palestine. She has degrees from the University of Cambridge and the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. Sayyeda co-ran Save the Children’s first development board, the EVERY ONE Campaign Board – raising £10 million over two years.
She is currently working with colleagues in Europe, the USA and the Middle East to build programmes which create a truly international experience for our philanthropists and corporate partners.