Our People

Our work is overseen by an experienced, engaged and determined Board of Trustees, led by Josh MacAlister. One of the original Founders, Josh returned to SHiFT in 2022 taking on the position of Chair, having previously taken time out to lead a government review of children’s social care.  

Our Board and Founders

External Committee Members

National Team

Friends & Supporters  

SHiFT is supported and enabled to do its work thanks to the generosity of a committed and generous community of friends and supporters. We are enormously grateful to you all. 

Andrew and Belinda Scott

Ben Burns 

Bertie Miller & Dave Waters: WaterMill  

Big Change

Bruno Schroder Foundation

CHK Foundation

Dulverton Trust

Fidelity Foundation

Findlay Charitable Trust    

Fiona Forbes

Garfield Weston

Henry Oldfield Trust

I.G.Y Foundation  

Jackie Sebire    

Jenner & Block LLP    

National Lottery

Paul Hamlyn Foundation

Peter Cundill Foundation

Purposeful Ventures

Present Value Trust    

Rayne Foundation

Treebeard Charitable Trust