Paul joined LandAid in 2015 having worked in a wide range of charities and not for profit organisations over a 25 year period. He works with our Board of Trustees to ensure LandAid has a clear strategy and is equipped to deliver that strategy. He leads a small leadership team, who in turn lead our larger - but still small - and outstanding team. He brings a passionate determination to do everything we can to end youth homelessness across the UK, a commitment to making LandAid a great partner to work with, and a great employer to work for. He is always impressed by the best that the property industry can achieve, and sees huge potential in its companies and staff working together to achieve social change.
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Alice brings a wealth of CSR & ESG knowledge and leadership to LandAid, and has used this to develop our Partnerships programme and raise our income significantly. Alice works closely with Paul and our Board to ensure that LandAid Partnerships and Events strategy is robust and forward thinking. She has a track record of building long-term, mutually beneficial, strategic relationships with our partners and works closely with our partners to align their CSR strategies to LandAid’s mission.
She joined us from Coram, the children’s charity where she was Head of Corporate Partnerships for five years and led the team to success. During that time, she tripled the corporate income, developing creative CSR projects to maximise impact for vulnerable children. In addition to this, she managed the partnership with Club Peloton, helping to raise £1million from the property sector through combining cycling and networking.
Emily leads the Communications & Engagement Team at LandAid. She provides direction and expertise on all of our communications, works with the whole team to ensure that our partners and supporters are engaged with our cause and works to raise the profile of LandAid across the property and construction industry. Emily brings a huge amount of passion and knowledge to the role and has over seven years’ experience working in housing and homelessness. She is always looking at ways to improve our supporter journey and bringing our supporters closer to our cause to ensure that we have the greatest impact in raising funds to support projects working with vulnerable young people.
She joined the team from The Connection at St Martin’s, one of the leading homelessness charities in the UK, where she was the PR and Marketing Lead. Before this she worked at the national drug and alcohol charity Phoenix Futures.
Please contact Emily with any press or PR queries or if you would like to know more about youth homelessness in the UK.
Marisa is our Head of Finance. She works with the Finance and Audit Committee to ensure that LandAid’s finance processes remain robust, efficient and transparent. Every quarter, it is Marisa who enables our Grants Team to award life-changing Grants to our charity partners. She guides the rest of the LandAid team to ensure that our income is coded correctly, and finance processes are followed. Marisa is a member of LandAid’s Leadership Team and manages our Finance Assistant.
Before working for LandAid, Marisa was Finance Manager for Muscular Dystrophy UK for seven years.
Sean is our Head Of Programmes & Impact. After twelve years of working at the Big Lottery Fund in a number of managerial roles, Sean is now excited to lead on the development of LandAid’s grant-making and professional advice service. He’s keen to work collaboratively to explore innovative ways of demonstrating LandAid’s considerable impact.
At the Big Lottery Fund, Sean headed up the delivery of the Local Sustainability Fund and was drawn to the difference that meaningful professional advice can make within the voluntary sector. For a while, he headed up the Fund’s homelessness policy work and was struck by the opportunities to solve a social travesty such as this.
As a trustee at the Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Community Foundation, he helped to oversee a transition towards a new form of grant-making. He then developed his volunteering and trustee experience when helping to design and deliver the grant programme of the Children’s Health Fund.
Paul heads up the Events Team and is responsible for the LandAid 10K and the Sleepout for LandAid, as well as supporting the team with our other events Steptober and the Ambassador Challenge. The Events Team also supports our many partners with their fundraising events, by making sure they have the materials and resources needed to be a success.
Previously, Paul has worked in fundraising at Loughborough Students Union, St Mungo’s and the British Lung Foundation.
Michael manages LandAid’s corporate partnerships function, strengthening and maximising engagement from LandAid’s fantastic network of property industry partners. Michael arrives having secured and managed high value corporate partnerships for Coram, the children’s charity, including a partnership with Coutts, which delivered over £325,000 of income in its first year.
At Coram, Michael was a passionate advocate of their homeless outreach work, which solved the urgent housing needs of care leavers, and is hugely excited about helping LandAid, and its network of partners to end youth homelessness in the UK. Michael was born and raised in Manchester, and will also be co-ordinating the LandAid NorthWest Board to build the charity’s presence in the region.
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Lauren is our Communications and Engagement Manager. She works cross functionally with teams to provide direction and support for our communications channels, striving to ensure that our partners and supporters are highly engaged in the work that we do and understand the part they can play alongside LandAid in ending youth homelessness.
Before joining LandAid Lauren worked in the Brand and Marketing team for over three years at the British Red Cross.
With a background in increasing brand awareness, Lauren is excited to help strengthen LandAid’s voice within the property and construction industry.
Andrew work with the Corporate Partnerships team and focusses on delivering high quality account management to our existing partners and securing support from new businesses in order to help us in our mission of ending youth homelessness.
In both Andrew’s professional and voluntary career, he has worked to provide young people with excellent services and equal opportunities. He joins us most recently from vInspired, a youth volunteering charity, and before that NCS The Challenge where he worked with students to help facilitate positive impacts within their community
John supports Sean with LandAid’s grant-making activity and manages our free professional support brokering service. With 15 years’ experience within professional services and real estate, John is excited about matching our high quality corporate partners with requests for help from inspirational charities across the UK.
Prior to joining LandAid, John worked within the Real Estate Deals practice of a Big 4 accounting firm and subsequently ran his own consulting business.
Katie works with our Corporate Partnerships team, focusing on the national development of LandAid’s regional boards across the UK. Her role is to strengthen the incredible support our Regional Boards provide to life-changing local projects aiming to end youth homelessness.
Before joining LandAid Katie worked in the Corporate Partnerships team for three years at the National Autistic Society. As well as leading on Autism Hour, a national campaign based in retail spaces, she has worked with a range of companies by raising awareness, vital funds and creating a society that works for autistic people.
Natalie is our Digital Communications and Content Officer. She is responsible for LandAid’s digital channels and provides support to the wider team across all marketing and communication activities, with a focus on events marketing.
Prior to joining LandAid, Natalie worked as the Digital Communications Officer for Fertility Network UK and studied English at the University of Southampton.
Please contact Natalie if you have any social media or website enquiries.
Freya leads on a number of physical and virtual fundraising events each year including LandAid Day. She works to maximise our digital fundraising by offering outstanding supporter care and a seamless user journey to our fundraisers, engaging them in LandAid and youth homelessness. Ever the innovator, Freya looks for new and exciting digital solutions to fundraising conundrums, ensuring that we continue to improve and grow.
Prior to this role, Freya provided cross team support to LandAid and the Events team in her role as Events & Supporter Care Assistant.
Please get in touch with Freya if you have any events or digital fundraising enquiries.
Saša is our Finance Officer. Supporting the Head of Finance and working closely with the rest of the LandAid team to ensure that LandAid’s finance processes are followed correctly. He is responsible that the income and expenditure are coded correctly, and processes the monthly payroll and the Management Accounts.
Before working for LandAid, Saša was Finance Officer at Sir Oswald Stoll Foundation for four years.
Charlotte supports the whole LandAid Team to achieve its goals. Working across the Fundraising Events, Partnerships and Programmes & Impact Team, Charlotte provides vital administrative support to our grant and pro bono programme, flagship LandAid events and corporate partnerships.
Sitting in the Communications & Engagement Team, Charlotte helps support internal comms and provides PA support to our CEO and DCEO.
Please get in touch with Charlotte if you have any general enquiries about LandAid.