Lindsay Boswell is chief executive of Big Lottery Fund programme the Fare Share Trust which aims to build stronger communities. He joined the Trust after ten years as chief executive of the Institute of Fundraising from 2000 to 2010.
Prior to joining the Institute Boswell worked with Raleigh International as director of operations and, before that, as country director for Chile, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Malaysia.
Previously, Boswell was London director for the Prince’s Trust Volunteers.
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