Alexander Swallow

Alexander Swallow

Alex Swallow stepped down as chief executive of the Small Charities Coalition in April 2014.

Alex is also founder of Young Charity Trustees.

He is previous co-vice chair at an Islington charity, Centre 404, where he remains as trustee.

Alex also worked for the small national charity, the National Benevolent Fund for the Aged, in fundraising and communications for three and a half years.

Previously he has been a private tutor, an intern for two MPs, a teacher for two years in Japan, and studied at Cambridge and Sussex Universities.

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The experience of a first-time chief executive

Alexander Swallow is what would commonly be described as a "rising star" in the charity sector. With six months of experience as the chief executive of the Small Charities Coalition now under his belt, he offers a snapshot of his new life.

'If' - a poem about trustees by Alex Swallow

In honour of Trustees' Week, Alex Swallow offers his reflections on trustees via the art of poetry, and with thanks to Rudyard Kipling.

Young people are willing, we just need to find them

Attracting young trustees can prove to be tough. But is it young people who are evading charities, or charities evading young people? Tesse Akpeki says young people are willing, but you need to know where to find them.

Alex Swallow, trustee of Centre404

Alex Swallow is one of that rare breed – a young trustee.  He is determined to spread the word and encourage more young people to get involved.


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