Alastair Ramsay Charitable Trust

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The Alastair Ramsay Charitable Trust was set up after Alastair died tragically early at the age of 39 in May 2007, to continue his vision of providing practical support to the poorest families, by enabling them to work their way out of poverty.

Alastair, a partner at McKinsey and Company, was passionate about making a contribution to society and provided leadership to McKinsey’s pro-bono work, advising leading international development organisations such as Care International, Plan, the Global Movement for Children and Ashoka. He was trustee of Crianca Renascer, an innovative and effective child and family support initiative based in Rio de Janeiro and was formerly CEO of VIDA, a medical support charity in Peru. Though he contributed considerably, Alastair always wanted to do more. Through this trust, his friends and family will enable him to do so.

The trustees of ARCH include some of Alastair’s family and friends and bring extensive experience in international development and business, healthcare, law, marketing and communication.

Our first project is now underway in Florianopolis, Brazil.

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