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Carl Hawkes

Head of Network Support, FareShare UK

Carl Hawkes is a multi award-winning third sector leader who is passionate about creating opportunities for all.

Currently the Head of Network Support at FareShare UK, Carl manages the distribution of FareShare’s food and also leads FareShare UK’s Employability Services and Community Development Team.

Over the past 8 years, Carl has managed over £65 million worth of grants supporting those most in need.

Carl is a regular guest lecturer at Leeds Beckett University, lecturing the Food Nutrition students on the societal benefit of redistributing surplus food. Carl has served on the Board of Trustees at the South Yorkshire Eating Disorder Association and is currently a Board Member at the Leeds Community Foundation.

Outside of work Carl enjoys walking his dog and supporting Everton FC.