Ama Ofori-Darko is currently Fundraising Manager at the Royal Opera House. Ama has over four years of arts fundraising experience across income streams. Previous roles include Fundraising Manager at the Kiln Theatre, Development Office at Lyric Hammersmith Theatre and Development Officer at Donmar Warehouse. She was the first Williams Fundraising Fellow at Tate Gallery which launched her Development career. The position was created in memory of Becky Williams who was Head of Development at Tate until 2016. Offering structured work-based learning opportunities to support career development and to open up opportunities for working in the fundraising sector.

Ama is incredibly passionate about the arts and fundraising for schemes that allow young people to experience and create art in all its forms. Ama is Director of Events and Partnerships for Young Arts Fundraisers, leading on YAF’s well-established London and digital programme of events. She is also on the Masterclass Youth Board and through her position at Tate she is also a Creative Access Alumni.