Fiona Dawe

Fiona Dawe is an experienced coach, advisor, and organisational leader with a distinguished career in the voluntary sector.

She set up her consultancy, Vital Space, in 2012. She is a Time To Think Consultant and an accredited Thinking EnvironmentTM coach, teacher and facilitator, working with individuals and organisations across all sectors.   

Currently Dawe is a Trustee of Windsor Leadership and MAC-UK, and she is also Chair of the School for CEO’s Foundation.

She has a 30-year career in the voluntary sector, starting as a Community Service Volunteer, working with young offenders. Dawe then worked at CSV (now Volunteering Matters), OUTSET (employment and training in IT for people with disabilities), and Volunteering England.

For 11 years until April 2011, Dawe was Chief Executive of the UK’s first not-for-profit and award-winning dot.com – YouthNet (now The Mix and Do-it.org).  

Dawe was awarded the CBE for services to volunteering in the New Year Honours List 2012 and the OBE for services to the voluntary sector in 2003. She was winner of the Charity Times 'Outstanding Individual Achievement Award 2010'.

Dawe is married to an architect, who is a painter and print maker, and has a son and daughter.

Posted/Updated: 
Tuesday, July 28, 2020