Foundation Foundation

“Our vision is for a world that's free from poverty and inequality, where everyone has a fair chance to live a good life.”

Alan & James, Founders

What We Do

Supported by our community and every beer enjoyed, The Brewgooder Foundation grants funds to inspiring projects that can help to empower communities and enable opportunities for one million people by 2030.

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Our Trustees

Meet the people overseeing our operations and helping to strategically guide the Brewgooder Foundation toward its impact goals.

Helen Thompson

Helen Thompson

As former Managing Director for TOMS Europe, Helen has a career of experience leading businesses with strong social purpose. She is also a Non-Executive Director for B Corp brand Lily's Kitchen, ChildFund International and ChildFund Ireland, both of which are charities dedicated to helping vulnerable and disadvantaged children.

Thomas Gillan

Thomas Gillan

Thomas is founder of Scotland’s first impact-focused VC fund. He is passionate about purpose-driven entrepreneurship and connecting enterprises with mission-aligned investors and support, in the pursuit of greater positive social and environmental impact. Thomas has also held several leadership positions in B2B SaaS technology businesses.

Thanuja Simmons

Thanuja Simmons

Currently Ops Planning Controller for Brewgooder, beyond her impressive career in beer Thanuja has forever had a passion for working towards a world where there is equity for all. Previously a UK delegate to the UN Women Commission on the Status of Women, Thanuja is also chair of Brewgooder’s internal diversity programme, Work in Progress.

Kate Orme

Kate Orme

Former director of International Marketing for Global Citizen, Kate is a passionate purpose-driven senior marketer and creative strategist with 13 years of experience brand and movement building for FMCG, tech, media, and non-profit sectors. A diverse background across in-house, agency and consulting roles, Kate has worked with start-ups, scale-ups and big brands.

James Hughes

James Hughes

Co-founder of Brewgooder, James has worked on building the brand and Foundation since 2016. From nurturing relationships with global impact partners, to implementing fundraising campaigns and worldwide field trips to supported projects, James has experience across all aspects of the Brewgooder Foundation’s operations.

Our Approach

“Since 2016 we’ve been dedicated to funding projects aligned to specific development goals that we believe are most essential to building a fairer world for all.”

Our Impact

Clean Water

Clean Water & Sanitation

170,000 lives impacted, 15 countries reached, 200M+ litres of water provided.

Our Partners

Impact Stories

Discover some of the communities reached and impact made through our funded projects.

Chiluzi, Malawi

The first ever Brewgooder funded project is based in the small village of Chiluzi within the Dedza district of Malawi.

Waluma, Malawi

Thanks to Brewgooder drinkers, a new water point was recently funded for the village transforming the lives of the wider community.

Pindani, Malawi

In 2018, Brewgooder was given the opportunity to support the funding of a brand new installation at Pindani Village, helping to restore consistent water access...

Local Community & Collaboration Projects

“Alongside our global impact we also strive to empower local communities, regularly collaborating with brands and causes to make waves in areas we care about.”

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