Alex Bedford

Fundraising Manager

Alex joined City of Trees in June 2021 having previously worked at the Alzheimer’s Society as a corporate account manager. As fundraising manager at City of Trees, Alex works with businesses across Greater Manchester to support their sustainability agenda and forge partnerships to help fund and deliver City of Trees projects across Greater Manchester. Alex works with businesses to organise CSR days, plan staff fundraising activity, deliver carbon offsetting schemes and helping to connect corporates to City of Trees local planting schemes. Alex has over 8 years experience of working as a Key Account Manager within the corporate sector and has a real passion for nature, sustainability and the outdoors. Alex can often be found walking and swimming in his native Cumbria with Ullswater and place fell as is his two favourite places to return to. Due to the history and mythology connected to them, Alex’s favourite tree is the Oak.