Social impact

 Teach First

As well as providing financial support to educational charity Teach First, Meridian West provides support through coaching, leadership and mentoring activities among both pupils and Teach First participants.

Every summer we offer a paid internship to a Teach First participant to help them gain experience of work in a professional business environment.

Read more about Teach First’s work here.


Alongside his responsibilities as a Director at Meridian West, Alastair is also Deputy Chair of Trustees of Rhythmix, one of the UK’s leading music charities. In 2017 Rhythmix was nominated for Arts Charity of the Year at the UK Charity Awards.

Rhythmix provides music making opportunities to people in challenging circumstances including children and young people (in care, with disabilities, with mental health problems, in hospital and hospices), people who are homeless and older people with dementia.

Read more about Rhythmix’s work here.