Young has been a leader in higher education and not-for-profit fundraising for over three decades.

He is especially interested in building transparent and effective relationships between potential donors and institutions, and believes all philanthropy should produce demonstrable outcomes.

Young has served on and chaired multiple boards, including a private day/boarding school, a community organisation and a homeless shelter in the United States, and an arts organisation in Tasmania.

Additionally, he has provided pro bono consulting services for organisations including the Sick Kids Hospital, Royal College of Surgeons, and Pregnancy and Parents Centre, all based in Edinburgh, Scotland.

Young’s services include

  • Philanthropic articulation
  • Donor relations
  • Fundraising and capital campaign strategic planning
  • Planning and hosting events and away-days