Essex Community Foundation (ECF) has announced the appointment of Nicholas Alston CBE DL as its new Chair of Trustees. Jonathan Minter DL, the foundation’s chair since 2013, will hand over the reins at ECF’s Annual General Meeting this month, having completed eight years on the board, the maximum term that a trustee can serve. Nick, who joined ECF as a trustee in 2017, was born and raised in Essex and lives in Chelmsford with his wife, Philippa. ECF is an independent charitable trust dedicated to improving the quality of life for people in Essex by investing and distributing funds on behalf of a wide range of donors.
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