Media centre

FareShare is a leading voice on charitable surplus food redistribution, hunger and food waste. Our expert spokespeople can provide you with insightful comment on the topics of the day while our regional spokespeople can give you the local angle. If you’re looking for a filming location, our Regional Centres are hives of activity and present a unique chance to show the fight against hunger and food waste in action.

For media enquiries only contact our press team

Jen Glyn, Media and PR Manager
020 7394 2460
 [email protected]

Christie Garratt, Regional Press and PR Officer
020 7394 2476  [email protected]

Out of hours – 07415 241 328

Media spokespeople

Lindsay Boswell


FareShare CEO Lindsay Boswell

Lindsay is passionate about fighting hunger and food waste in the UK. Since he joined the charity in 2010, the number of charities receiving food from FareShare has more than doubled. Lindsay has 25 years’ senior management experience in the voluntary sector. Previously he was the Chief Executive of the Institute of Fundraising where he doubled income and membership and established the Fundraising Standards Board as a global leader in self-regulation.

Mark Varney

Director of Food and Network Development

Mark Varney, Director of Network Development

Mark has been Director of Food, and now Director of Network Development, at FareShare since 2013, leading the team responsible for FareShare’s partnerships with food manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers and logistics companies in the UK food industry. Mark was previously Director of Sustainable Business at behaviour change agency Corporate Culture. Prior to that he spent the first eight years of his career in a variety of commercial roles at Procter & Gamble.

Alyson Walsh

Commercial Director

Alyson Walsh, Director of Marketing and Campaigns

Alyson is Commercial Director at FareShare, with responsibility for Fundraising, Marketing Communications and Volunteering. With 25 years’ experience in the food and retail sector, Alyson possesses a wealth of industry and consumer knowledge, having previously worked on product development, launches and communication campaigns both in the UK and internationally for Sainsbury’s, Kingfisher and Fortnum & Mason.

She is also an accomplished writer, with work published in the Guardian and Sunday Times.

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