LFC appoint new head of LFC Foundation

Liverpool Football Club have appointed Andrea Cooper as head of the LFC Foundation, the club’s official charity.


Andrea brings a wealth of charity and community experience most recently working as chief executive of UpRising – a UK youth leadership development organisation that equips young adults with knowledge and skills to transform their local communities.

Andrea has also acted as trustee on three charities including six years with Street League which improves the lives of young people from disadvantaged backgrounds through the power of football.

LFC chief executive officer and deputy chair of the Liverpool FC Foundation’s trustee’s, Ian Ayre, says:

“As a global football club with millions of fans worldwide, we are in a privileged position to be able to give back to our local community here in Merseyside and around the world.

“Our Foundation provides a positive influence to the lives of many young people and adults, and I am delighted to welcome Andrea to this important role to build on the fantastic work our charity has been delivering for over 20 years.”

Andrea will have overall responsibility for all aspects of the Liverpool FC Foundation including the strategic direction, operations and attracting investment which includes fundraising opportunities to support the Foundation’s programmes.

Andrea was brought up in Liverpool and says she is delighted to return to the city.

“It’s a real honour to join the Foundation of Liverpool Football Club,” she said.

“Using football as a catalyst to improve people’s lives is extremely close to my heart and there is a real opportunity here to build on the brilliant work that’s been done to date and further develop the Foundation.”

You might also like More from author

Leave A Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Username field is empty.