THE AXIS FOUNDATION
We are the charitable arm of Axis, we support small local and impactful causes that have a lasting effect on our communities. There is no end to the lengths our supporters particularly Axis people, will go to for a good cause.
We are dedicated to funding projects that help improve lives from the underprivileged, vulnerable and disabled to those who just need a hand to realise their potential. We are committed to supporting local communities through company and staff donation, as well as charitable events.
We aspire to make a positive lasting difference in our surrounding communities and to the individuals within them. We aim to provide opportunities and support to people, projects and causes that make a positive, lasting impact on the communities we serve.
We are the charitable arm of Axis; The family-owned contractor active in social housing, education, commercial, heritage and public sectors. The Axis Foundation was created in order to give back to the communities and individuals around whom the company has grown. Each year Axis donates a percentage of its profits, via the Axis Foundation, into charitable and community-based projects in the areas the company operates – London, the South East and the West Midlands.
Alan Curbishley has been a long-time supporter of The Axis Foundation, confirming his endorsement of our work by becoming its first Patron in 2014. As Patron, he supports The Axis Foundation’s projects and donations, promotions and endorsements and attracts the encouragement and support of other individuals and institutions.
Former Premier League manager of both Charlton Athletic and West Ham United, we’re honoured that Alan’s been named as our first Patron.
The Board of Trustees have been selected for their experience in running charities, their knowledge of addition external funding opportunities and who share our philanthropic aims and values that make the Axis Foundation. A great many of people contribute to the Axis Foundation and the causes it supports; donating money, time and expertise – for that we thank you all.
John is Chairman and CEO of Axis Europe plc the largest annual donors to the Axis Foundation.
John set up the Foundation to better manage the company’s giving and charitable work.
As one of seven trustees who meet regularly to review and approve donations to small, local and impactful causes John is proud of the ongoing development of the Foundation as well as the success in giving over a Million Pounds in Donations since inception.
Peter is the principal of Peter Varney Associates Ltd which specialises in sports consultancy and project management.
Peter is Chairman of the Board of Trustees and his considerable experience of charity administration and governance is a great asset to the workings of the Foundation.
Mick spent the last thirty years of his working life as a senior manager and leader within the charitable , public and commercial sectors with a strong track record of high achievement through out this period. The last 23 years were dedicated to the charity world working for Peabody , Trust Thamesmead and The Forum @ Greenwich . This experience has given him an excellent background knowledge of all areas of charitable delivery including strategic planning , operational delivery , staff recruitment and management , fundraising and evaluation
Maurice has built a career in the financial services industry and is the Managing Director at Gertski Wealth Management Ltd. He demonstrates a seemingly limitless energy for acting in the best interests of others, which extends beyond his own clients with his work as a Trustee for the Axis Foundation.
With Axis since 1999 and now Business Support Director who heads the Community and Social Team.
Tim is the Operations Director of Axis Europe Plc and has been with the company for twenty rewarding years.
Managing Director of Projects at Axis; was appointed as a Trustee for the Axis Foundation when the charity began.