Fiona Dawe CBE


Fiona leads on key aspects of the Master of Design and Innovation programme at Ravensbourne.

Fiona is an experienced coach, advisor and organisational leader with a distinguished career in the voluntary sector.

She is a qualified Time To Think consultant, and an accredited Thinking Environment coach and facilitator.

Her career spans 30 years in a wide variety of voluntary sector organisations, including chief executive of YouthNet, the UK’s first not-for-profit website, for 11 years.

YouthNet ran, (now The Mix) the award-winning guide to life for 16- to 25-year-olds and the National Volunteering Database,

During the course of her career, Fiona has served on a wide variety of boards and advisory groups. She is currently a trustee of Windsor Leadership and MAC-UK. She is an adviser to the Paul Hamlyn Foundation and also chairs the School for CEOs’ Foundation.

MDes Service Design, Social Innovation and Design Leadership