Our people

Lara Gallagher

Managing Director (Interim) / Director of Philanthropy & Engagement


Lara Gallagher

Lara Gallagher Director of Philanthropy & Engagement © TNC

Areas of expertise

Philanthropy, Market Development, Community Engagement, Events, Leadership

General enquiries

ph. +61 8346 8600


Lara Gallagher is the Director of Philanthropy & Engagement for The Nature Conservancy Australia, responsible for major gifts, partnerships, government relations, membership, and conservation finance.

Prior to The Nature Conservancy, Lara worked in cross-functional senior leadership roles in commercial and NFP organisations including Ogilvy, Channel 4, Wyndham Worldwide, Arcadia Group & Women’s Community Shelters. She has spent the last 5 years working in the conservation sector for Taronga Conservation Society Australia and most recently as Senior Executive: Development & Partnerships for the Australian Wildlife Conservancy.

Lara has a Master of International Business & Marketing, from the University of Technology Sydney.

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