Mike Chattey

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Mike Chattey

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Head of Fundraising at The Conservative Party
Assumed office
21 December 2001
LeaderTheresa May
Preceded byJane Keene[2]
Personal details
Born (1961-01-09) 9 January 1961 (age 60)
Political partyConservative
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill [3]

Michael Stanley Kemp Chattey OBE, better known as Mike Chattey[4] (born 9 January 1952) has been the Head of Fundraising at the Conservative Party since 2001.[2]

In June 2016, Chattey was awarded an OBE in David Cameron's resignation honours list [5] and gained an OBE for “political service”[4] in his role of Head of Fundraising.

Mike Chattey has been married to Baroness Charlotte Vere since 2016.

Responsibilities[change | change source]

Mike as Head of Fundraising has responsibility for the donation and fundraising efforts of the Conservative Party including managing the parties extensive donor clubs [6] as well as presiding over the annual Tory Party Fundraising Ball [7][8]

Chattey conducts his role of Head of Fundraising from the partty’s central office, known as CCHQ [9] in the Treasurer's Department.[10]

Early life and Education[change | change source]

Chattey attended school at Milton Abbey School in Dorset between 1974 and 1979, before he temporarily moved to the North Carolina in order to attend University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980. Chattey also attended the University of the West of England from 1980 to 1984 gaining a 2:1 in Business Studies.

Career[change | change source]

Mike Chattey spent 2 years as regional salesman in the south west for Calor Gas. He then moved to London to start a 15-year career in Advertising predominately for Evans Hunt Scott and Leo Burnett Advertising working on South African Airways, COI, Kelloggs, Procter & Gamble, McDonalds, Kodak, Sun Alliance and Commodore Computers. He was hired by Lord Ashcroft in 2002 to join The Conservative Party's Treasurers' Department. He was promoted to Head of Fundraising in 2012.

Controversy[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Brexit Secretary David Davis resigns". 9 July 2018 – via www.bbc.com.
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Tories hit by exit of top fundraising marketer". www.campaignlive.co.uk.
  3. https://uk.linkedin.com/in/mike-chattey-b584b432
  4. 4.0 4.1 says, Come on Eileen! Mike Butcher is honoured in Queen's Birthday Honours LIst-Medical Matterz (10 June 2016). "Come on Eileen! Mike Butcher is honoured in Queen's Birthday Honours LIst". The BLN.
  5. "PM pummelled by Brexiteers for packing Queen's Honours list full of pro-EU pals". The Sun. 10 June 2016.
  6. "Donate". Conservatives.com/donate.
  7. "ANDREW PIERCE: Will fists fly at the Tories' summer bash?". Mail Online. 23 May 2016.
  8. Dennys, Harriet (9 July 2014). "City Diary: Boris Johnson says London's 'jam' covering regions' 'dry Ryvita'" – via www.telegraph.co.uk.
  9. "Tories hit by exit of top fundraising marketer". Retrieved 2018-07-21.
  10. "RocketReach - Find email, phone, social media for 250M+ professionals". RocketReach. Retrieved 2018-07-21.