My University Hospitals Sussex is delighted to announce the arrival of Alastair Irons as its new Head of Fundraising and Communications from 1st August.

A multi-award-winning fundraising and marcomms expert with a wealth of strategic experience from across the charity sector, Alastair’s commercial agency background, combined with 10 years’ governance experience as a charity trustee, brings a wholly new perspective to our fundraising programme.

As a creative leader and innovator Alastair arrives at a crucial time for My UHSussex, as Director, Steve Crump explains,

“We’re already three months into our two-year strategic plan, with huge ambitions to implement and further develop the My UHSx charity brand, introducing a multi-disciplinary fundraising programme that broadens the charity fundraising mix while achieving year-on-year growth throughout its course. ”

“Alastair joining the My University Hospitals Sussex team means more events like this week’s support for Brighton & Hove Pride, more opportunities for local people to get involved, and hopefully lots more fun. As a consequence we’ll also be growing our grant-making programme, putting the patient first in delivering patient and staff benefits. It’s about improving local people’s lives. That’s the plan.”


Huge thank you to everybody who joined us last night. Another successful Covert Comedy at @TheCharmandean in #Worthing.

Special thanks to our top-secret line-up @robertwhitejoke, Andrew Fox and @RollingComedian, and our compere for the night Windsor. You had us all in stitches!