President, Save the Children UK
Save the Children International
Justin Forsyth is Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children UK. Previsouly, he was the Director of Strategic Communications and Campaigns at No.10 Downing Street. His career at No.10 started as an adviser on environmental and international development issues in the Policy Unit in 2004 when he was appointed by Tony Blair. He led the preparations for the Gleneagles summit in 2005 and subsequent development and environment work. Prior to joining Downing Street, Forsyth was Director of Policy and Campaigns at Oxfam GB and was instrumental in growing Oxfam GB and also the founding and development of Oxfam International. Forsyth has a BA (Hons) in History and Politics from Oxford Brookes University, United Kingdom.