Kevin Cahill CBE
Kevin Cahill, Life President & Former CEO, Comic Relief & Sport Relief built Comic Relief and Sport Relief from a 20-person ‘startup’ charity to a professional, 300-person global brand. One of the most successful charities of modern times they raised over £1billion across 21 campaigns and grown from their telethon roots in to a series long-term fund-raising projects. Kevin recruited, created, built corporate partnerships, handled celebrities and managed growth in one of the most diverse and competitive sectors.
Kevin has inspired and built a substantial network of committed supporters, both corporate and individuals, including many of the country’s leading artists, sports stars, corporate CEOs, social networks, institutional and political leaders and of course the general public. He has overseen long and short term strategy and delivery, and worked to keep the Comic and Sport Relief brands relevant and in the public consciousness.
Kevin looks at a wide range of leadership ideas, from how he and his team have inspired and managed stakeholders, to creating a shared, compelling vision of a fairer, better world. He considers how an organisation can become values-led, and the motivating power of making a difference.