People

Adam Lopardo

Director of Partnerships

Email: al@communityfoundation.org.uk

Twitter: @AdamCFTyne

Adam is responsible for brokering and delivering partnerships that further the Foundation’s objectives, and for ensuring that our work engages key stakeholders. He leads a team that manages strategic collaborations and initiatives to benefit the area and which sells our services to other organisations. He works particularly with national funding partners to ensure more resources reach groups in the North East of England.

Adam’s professional background is in marketing, starting in a local theatre in Solihull before he developed his skills further whilst working at Ticketmaster in London. He then moved to Manchester to set up Ticketmaster’s regional marketing function, and went on run Ticketmaster’s operation in Scotland before joining the Community Foundation in 2004, initially as Sponsors Club Director working on business partnerships supporting culture and creative talent.

Adam is a Princes Trust Mentor and he is a board member of New Writing North.