Our Team

Josh MacAlister

Executive Chair

Josh MacAlister has been the Executive Chair of Foundations since December 2022. He is an experienced leader, entrepreneur and public service reformer, having founded the social work charity Frontline, co-founded the youth offending organisation SHiFT and chaired the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care. Since starting his career as a teacher, he has focused on making positive change happen for the most vulnerable children and families. He was awarded an OBE for his services to vulnerable children in the 2024 New Year Honours list.