Simon Albert set up Charity Challenge, an IoF Corporate Supporter, over 15 years ago and, this January, he was endowed with a British Citizens Award (BCA) for Business. Simon was one of just 30 people across the UK to be presented with the prestigious award at the Palace of Westminster, which recognises ordinary people making an extraordinary contribution to society.
We interviewed Simon to find out more about his motivations, his thoughts on the future of innovation in fundraising and what his advice would be to anyone starting their own fundraising challenge.
Sir Erich Reich, winner of 'Most Committed Individual to the Sector' at the 2014 Partners in Fundraising Awards, looks back at starting Classic Tours and what the future holds for innovation in fundraising challenge events.
Walking through the wreaking, rotting and pathetic remains of a once- majestic one tonne black rhino on the Somkhanda Game Reserve in KwaZulu- Natal was a powerful reminder of the importance of our volunteering challenge that aims to turn Zulu communities from poachers to gamekeepers…