Ama Ofori-Darko

Fundraising Manager, Royal Opera House

Ama Ofori-Darko is a British-born Ghanaian with over 5 years’ experience as an arts fundraiser working across income streams. Previous roles include Fundraising Manager at the Royal Opera House, 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 fundraising 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 a fellow of the 2023 Cohort of LTC MOBO Executive Fellowship, a Young Trustee at the Contemporary Arts Society, a Trainee Trustee at Spitalfields Music, and through her position at Tate she is also a Creative Access Alumni.