Nick Booth

Former CEO, The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry

Biography

Nick Booth joined The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince Harry as Chief Executive in October 2010. He is responsible for supporting Their Royal Highnesses in their charitable activity, managing the organisation and developing and implementing the strategy for the Foundation’s fundraising, administrative and grant-making activities.

Prior to joining The Royal Foundation Nick was Senior Vice President for Philanthropy and External Affairs at Big Brothers Big Sisters of America. Having moved to the United States in March 2008 he was responsible for the nationwide fundraising strategy for Big Brothers Big Sisters in order to maximize the mentoring programs of the organisation. In addition, he was responsible for the organisation’s public policy and government relations function working closely with all branches of the Federal government, the White House, and members of the U.S. Congress.

Before going to America, Nick was Campaign Director for the largest social service organisation in the United Kingdom, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC). He worked for the NSPCC for 21 years and from 1996 to 2007 led its Full Stop Appeal, aimed at putting an end to child cruelty, raising over £274 million in support of the campaign.

Nick sits on the Advisory Board for the World’s Children’s Prize for the Rights of the Child, a worldwide communication project that works to strengthen the voices of young people and fights for the rights of children around the globe; and also sits on the Advisory Board for the Manchester United Foundation, the charitable arm of one of the world’s largest sporting brands.

He received an Honours Degree in Business Administration and German at Loughborough University of Technology, UK, where he also earned a Diploma in Industrial Studies.

He is married with two children.

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