akt has appointed Matt Halliday to the new role of Director of Operations & Business Development.

Matt will be based in Manchester, working with other Directors on expanding our presence, reach and work with young people, supporters and organisations across the North West and North East. He will also work with colleagues across the organisation and across the country to look at how we can improve, develop and expand all akt’s operations for LGBT+ young people. 

Matt joins akt following a stint as a Fundraising Consultant and has previous experience as Director of a homelessness health service in Yorkshire and as Chief Executive of LGBT Health charity, London Friend.With lots happening across the organisation Matt joins at a very exciting time. His initial task will be to manage akt’s move into our new London HQ (more news on that very soon) and then working with the team to look at how we expand our volunteering, youth engagement and digital services.  

Matt can be contacted on [email protected]