Communications and External Affairs Team

Alex Waddington

Head of Communications and External Affairs

Alex manages all of Good Things Foundation’s Communications and External Affairs, helping to ensure we can effectively tell our story, reaching a range of audiences and ensuring people understand the impact of our work. On a day to day basis, this includes overseeing our campaigns, digital communications, corporate and stakeholder communications, PR, events and more.

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Carys Thomas

Communications and Content Intern

From managing social media to PR, Carys provides communications support to campaigns and projects across the organisation to help further raise the profile of Good Things Foundation and the work of our partners with national and international audiences.

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Chris Andersson

Communications and Campaigns Manager

Chris leads on all messaging for the Online Centres Network, making sure centres are aware of the services and products that Good Things Foundation provides to help them help their communities. He also leads on the delivery of network marketing campaigns, including Get Online Week, helping the network get more new people online for the first time. Chris is also our resident film-maker and photographer, creating powerful multimedia pieces that highlight Good Things Foundation's impact.

Danielle Garwood

Digital Communications Manager

Danielle likes being in-the-know so she’s perfect for the role of Digital Communications Manager - sharing the stories of learners and hearing about how visiting their local Online Centre has changed their life. As a creative person, Danielle is a vital part of the Communications and External Affairs team, with a hand in many things including writing newsletters and case studies, creating films, updating websites and in fact, everything that a busy Communications team needs to do.

Duncan Milroy

Communications Manager

Duncan works in the Marketing and Communications team doing all things digital – that means looking after websites, geeking out over analytics, planning social media strategies, and occasionally getting his hands dirty with design to make everything look and work just as it should.

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Emma Stone

Director of Design, Research and Comms

Emma leads our Design, Research and Comms teams - three teams that blend service design & innovation with research, evaluation, and thought leadership at Good Things Foundation

Heidi Ghaichem

External Communications Manager

Heidi builds organisational reputation and positions Good Things externally, managing stakeholder relationships and dealing with government departments and corporate partners. She also provides editorial guidance and delivers communication plans.

Tom McGrath

Policy and Internal Affairs Intern

Tom monitors relevant policy areas for Good Things Foundation, helping to keep the organisation in touch with political developments. He also supports the organisation’s public affairs and advocacy efforts by working with parliamentarians to push Good Things Foundation’s vision up the political agenda.