Krishan joined Muscular Dystrophy UK (MDUK) in 2015 as the Challenge Events Manager and became Head of Events in 2019. In June 2022, Krishan has led a merge of the Regional Development team (community fundraising) with the Events team and now Heads both key fundraising areas at the charity. Before MDUK, Krishan worked at disability charity Scope as a challenge events fundraising executive and prior to that his early events career and higher education was in the sports industry.
The fundraising Events and Regional Development portfolio at MDUK covers a variety of Special Events, third party Challenge Events, owned Challenge Events and Community Fundraising Campaigns. MDUK’s Events and Regional Development team work very closely with Major Donors and Corporates, so Krishan has strong experience in these areas of fundraising which have helped leverage performances his areas of fundraising over the years. As Head of Events in 2020 Krishan has steered the team through a turbulent period during the pandemic and in 2021 delivered a full portfolio of live events. In 2022 live events have continued to grow, reaching or exceeding pre-pandemic income.