Shane Ryan (GBR)

Charity advisor


Shane Ryan is Senior Advisor to The National Lottery Community Fund, former Global Executive Director of the Avast Foundation and former Deputy Director for The National Lottery Community Fund, former multi award winning CEO of Working with Men (Future Men).



Under his stewardship WWM built a national reputation as a solution focused organization offering evidence based approaches to community needs and issues particularly around conflict and transition, father’s development, masculinity and youth unemployment. Having worked in a variety of inner city areas tackling drug use and managing the UK’s first mobile health care facilities for the NHS until 1995, Shane moved to the voluntary sector and into various managerial appointments in charities as well as a Home Office secondment and projects taking him to the USA and Japan.
Shane has over 25 years experience working with young people and through WWM is a frequent advisor and speaker on non-profit matters covering the entire range of his charities work nationally.