Dean Harrison

Associate Outreach & Community Manager

Dean is a graduate of the 2027 Associates Programme, completing a 12-month placement managing grants at BBC Children in Need. He now forms part of the team behind the programme, playing his role in changing the face of grant-giving and social investment.

Dean primarily leads the recruitment of hosts for the 2027 and participants for the Grant Givers’ Programme. He has also supported the recruitment of hosts for Charityworks at Koreo and freelanced for the Paul Hamlyn Foundation, working on their Ideas and Pioneers Fund.

Dean previously worked in financial services for Santander and Tesco Bank but has extensive experience in community work, mostly through volunteering.

Whilst working at Tesco Bank, Dean won two annual national awards in the No One Tries Harder for Customers and Community Champion categories. He was also twice a shortlisted finalist in the Excellence in Learning and Manager of the Year categories.

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