Board member: David Smith


David is Chief Executive of Oasis Aquila Housing, a homelessness charity working across the North East and London. Through a varied career he has worked with charities both in the UK and overseas on projects working for social justice and the empowerment of the vulnerable.

Over the last 20 years this has included roles as various as managing the establishment of a nationwide reconciliation project for young people in Northern Ireland that tackled sectarianism and fundraising roles with the international development charity Tearfund.

In his previous role as Head of International Programme with Bible Society, David oversaw a grant-making programme that has brought transformational change in over 40 countries worldwide.

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