Matthew Collins-Gibson, MA
Matthew Collins-Gibson leads PHR’s fundraising efforts, including campaigns, major gifts, foundation and institutional relations, direct response, and planned giving. He brings nearly a dozen years of experience in international fundraising within the human rights field.
Prior to joining PHR, Collins-Gibson was senior director of the Global Campaign at Human Rights Watch. He oversaw the organization’s worldwide fundraising campaign, led by a $100 million challenge gift, to nearly double annual revenue from $44 million to $81 million within five years.
During his tenure at Human Rights Watch, Collins-Gibson also served as director of leadership gifts. He worked closely with the board of directors and executive staff to steward and develop the pool of top donors, which contributed more than 65 percent of the organization’s annual revenue. Prior to that, he was the board liaison, serving as staff contact to the board of directors. He planned and set agenda for quarterly meetings and initiated the international board trip model.
Collins-Gibson holds a BA in international studies from American University and an MA in international relations from New York University.