We Belong Appoints a New Chair

We are delighted to announce the appointment of our new Chairman Colin Falconer to the We Belong board of trustees.

This appointment will enable us to build on the strategic direction of the organisation and strengthen governance as the staff deliver on operational objectives to ensure that young migrants are treated equally and fairly in the UK. Colin Falconer brings years of experience working in the youth sector and will act as ambassador for our work.

About Colin 

Colin Falconer is Director of InspireChilli, a consultancy that specialises in asset-based and youth-led approaches.  InspireChilli’s ‘Team Young People’ collective of youth entrepreneurs judge the annual Room for Young People awards and support Colin’s varied work with charities, housing associations and funders, which spans from the UK all the way to Australia.

Previously, Colin was Director of Innovation at youth homeless charity The Foyer Federation over 15 years, during which time he introduced the charity’s ground-breaking ‘Advantaged Thinking’ approach and led on the development of its internationally recognised quality assurance scheme. Colin has worked in various community learning and education roles.  He holds an MA from UEA, has a first-class honours degree and teaching qualification, and is a fellow of the Royal Society of Arts. His many speaking credits include a TEDx performance in Thessaloniki and a London theatre show. He is also a trustee for SoundDelivery Media.’

We Belong is excited to be working with you, Colin!

3 Mar 2021