Alexa Charnley, Director of Fundraising and Communications

Alexa joined the Foundation in September 2022 from Save the Children UK, where she had worked for 5 years in a variety of roles within Fundraising and Marketing, most recently as the Director of Fundraising Development.

Alexa is very passionate about our vision as an organisation of good mental health for all and has lived experience of experiencing trauma. Alexa has a breadth of fundraising knowledge and works hard to develop fundraising propositions that build value for supporters to help fund our work.

Before that, she worked for 10 years at Cancer Research UK in a variety of fundraising and marketing roles including within corporate partnerships, events and community fundraising, and spent three years helping to build the Stand Up To Cancer campaign in partnership with Channel 4.

Outside of work, Alexa is Chair of Governors of a North London Primary School and spends the rest of her time with her family, and enjoys reading, and taking her dog for walks in the woods.

Alexa Charnley