Alistair McLean

Alistair McLean

Chief executive, Fundraising Standards Board from 2009

Prior to his appointment as chief executive at the Fundraising Standards Board (FRSB) Alistair was chief executive of the National Greyhound Racing Club, the self-regulatory arm of the greyhound racing industry, where he dealt with a large and diverse stakeholder group including government, welfare organisations and many related charities.

Before this he worked at an advisory firm and in the professional sports sector in both the commercial and regulatory areas of the industry.

Alistair graduated from Manchester University and initially went into the FMCG sector specialising in marketing and retailing. He also completed a full-time MBA at Bradford Business School in 1990.

 

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Alistair McLean, chief executive, FRSB

Thai Children's Trust's Andrew Scadding has never been a fan of the FRSB's constitution. So what made him change heart and choose to work with, instead of against, the fundraising regulator?

Alistair McLean's final stretch: the end of the cycle challenge

The final stretch of Alistair McLean's epic cycle from Land's End to John O'Groats has arrived. The FRSB chief executive describes the last days, and the multiple inspirations that kept he and his team going. 

Teamwork and tarmac, what keeps the McLean team cycling

Facing a 20 per cent gradient hills, FRSB chief executive Alistair McLean ponders what it is that motivates him and his co-cyclists on their epic fundraising ride across Britain.

Personal goals and sightseeing in lycra, McLean cycles north

Dropping in to the Beatles' sights in lycra gear and taking a detour through the Lakes District in memory of a fellow cyclist's father, Alistair McLean describes the progress of his cycle challenge from Land's End to John O'Groats.

Putting the 'challenge' back in challenge events, McLean's cycling journey

Broken bikes are no obstacle for the FRSB's cycle challenge fundraising chief executive. Alistair McLean blogs about days three and four of his journey from Land's End to John O'Groats.

Alistair McLean goes for a ride

Alistair McLean is serious about fundraising. The Fundraising Standards Board chief executive is cycling with a group of friends from Land’s End to John O’Groats. He’ll be blogging about his exploits as he traverses the country, about all things cycling, challenge fundraising and the experience that so many volunteers undertake for the charities they believe in.

Fundraisers must aim for more than legal compliance

Fundraising has an obligation to aim for best practice and transparency, not just comply with the precise letter of the law, says Alistair McLean.

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