Youth charity appoints Guide Dogs philanthropy head as CEO

Tall Ships Youth Trust, which supports young people through sailing activities, has appointed Alastair Floyd as chief executive.

Floyd joins from Guide Dogs after three years as its head of philanthropy and partnerships.

Former RAF officer and Royal Marine Floyd has also held roles as director of engagement and development at the National Museum of New Zealand and group director of international business at the New Zealand Post.

“On behalf of all the trustees, staff and volunteers, we are very much looking forward to working with Alastair to further increase the work that the Trust does in helping young people reach their full potential in life,” said Tall Ships Youth Trust chair David Aisher

Floyd replaces Richard Leaman-Grey who left the role in August.

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