Dhivya O’Connor is a dynamic charity leader, with 20 years’ experience across the charity and commercial sector. Most recently, Dhivya served as CEO of the UK’s leading children’s cancer charity, Children with Cancer UK. She has deep knowledge of the charity sector, with expertise in fundraising and philanthropy. Dhivya is also a Trustee and Chair of the Development Board of the international development organisation, Book Aid International.
Prior to joining the third sector, she held various strategy, business development and leadership roles and helped drive transformative growth, working in organisations including Lloyds Bank, GE Capital and OctopusTravel (now part of Expedia Group).
A passionate advocate for the work of charities, she is the founder and executive producer of The Charity CEO Podcast www.thecharityceo.com, a fortnightly podcast that engages in insightful conversations with charity leaders.