We are pleased to announce that Al Mackin has been named as the new Chairman of Forever Manchester.

Al, the Founder and Chairman of the Eword and Founder of analytics start-up Formisimo, will take over from the charity’s first ever female Chair, Jo Farrell when she steps down later this month.

Al comments: “I am very excited to take over the reins from Jo to support the team in the inspirational work that they do. I have been involved with Forever Manchester for over four years now and am passionate about playing my part in its future.”

Forever Manchester’s chief executive Nick Massey adds: “Al brings incredible strength, knowledge and skill as the new chair to our Board and we are looking forward to his new role with us.