Asma Hussain (she/her) has worked in the arts sector for over 10 years, for local, regional and national organisations. Much of her career to date has focused on fundraising, securing six- and seven figure sums from individuals, trusts and businesses. She is currently Interim Executive Director of Revoluton Arts CIC.

Her previous roles in the arts include Executive Director of tiata fahodzi, Trusts & Foundations Manager at the Royal Opera House, and Development Manager at Theatre Royal Stratford East. Asma has also worked in the charity sector in senior fundraising roles, and more recently with individual artists and organisations as a freelance arts consultant advising on long-term fundraising plans, business strategies, recruitment and governance.

In addition to her day-to-day roles, Asma holds numerous positions on the board of arts charities and not-for-profits, including A New Direction. She is Chair of the dance leadership charity AWA DANCE, Trustee and Chair of the Development Committee of touring theatre company Paines Plough, and on the Board of Directors of Community Arts by ZK, an independent arts CIC based in Pendle that works primarily with racially minoritised and refugee women and families. Asma was formerly Trustee of Queen's Theatre Hornchurch and Chair of its first Fundraising Board and oversaw the theatre’s first large-scale capital campaign.