Rebecca Funnell

Associate Prospect Researcher (UK and international)

Founder, Telos Research


Rebecca worked with the Royal Northern College of Music in 2016, providing prospect research training to the Development team. She works as an independent prospect researcher, consultant and research trainer, providing clients with tailored research into major gift prospects.


She has worked with SFP on the South Georgia Heritage Trust, the Barbican Centre, the Jewish Community Centre, Cockpit Arts, the Postal Museum and Archive, the Royal Academy of Engineering and the Science Museum.


Her extensive experience of the UK market results from a wide range of organisations during the past 12 years, helping to devise research strategies as well as providing detailed intelligence on companies, trusts and individuals. 


Prior to becoming a freelancer, Rebecca was employed at The Factary for 8 years, then becoming Research Director.  Past and current clients include: Royal Academy of Music, Trinity Laban Conservatoire, The English National Opera, Brighton Dome and Festival, English National Ballet, Museum of London, University of Edinburgh, University of Salford and IntoUniversity.