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Ben Russell

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Ben has a long background as a journalist. He was political correspondent for The Independent for many years and latterly was elected Secretary of the Parliamentary Press Gallery by the Westminster press corps.

He has also worked in communications for the Local Government Association and before joining us was Head of Media and Corporate Communciations at the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, a national education charity.

14 October 2014
Trying to change people’s behaviour and nudge upwards the trend of public giving in the UK is one of the main comms challenges we face at CAF. All the research suggests that public giving in the UK remains pretty stable over the years,  which is a fantastic story of resilience and enduring trust and support […]