Abigail Deffee

Abigail Deffee

Senior Proposal Development and Grants Manager
Professional Bio 

Abigail is the Senior Proposal Development and Grants Manager at the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI). Her primary focus is across fundraising, grants and philanthropic partnership development activities including on-going relationship management with funders.

Previously Abigail worked as a responsible business consultant helping firms develop sustainability strategies and move from compliance to leadership, on the issues that matter to their stakeholders. She has also held roles in the not-for-profit sector working in the UK, Lesotho and South Africa. She holds a Master of Philosophy in Development Studies from the University of Cape Town.

Abigail is a board member of the Joffe Charitable Trust, which has a particular focus on tackling corruption & tax abuse and building stronger not-for-profit organisations.

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