Patzi Shepperson OBE


Charity veteran, fund raiser and creative director, with over 30 years experience working in the third sector. Seconded by Save the Children to Comic Relief, Patzi was part of the first ever Red Nose Day Team and went on to become the charity’s Fund Raising Manager.

She was also part of the original teams that set up Tommy’s the Baby Charity and MediCinema. As a founding partner of Soho-based PR agency, Sputnik Communications, she developed cause-related marketing partnerships between charities and the corporate sector. Patzi created and delivered mass participation projects, including the Face Britain Jubilee self portraiture project for The Prince’s Foundation for Children & the Arts and It’s Our World environmental arts project for UN Environment Programme and The Big Draw. In 2019, she was awarded an OBE for services to charity and fund raising. Most recently, she helped to co-organise Ed Sheeran: Made in Suffolk Legacy Auction with Gina Long MBE.