Michael Kitching

Michael is Head of External Relations for EDSK.

Michael has over 10 years experience in fundraising and development at a mixture of political and charitable causes. He began his career as a constituency organiser for a political party, having gained a BSc (econ) in International Politics and Military History from the University of Wales, Aberystwyth in 2008.

After three years running election campaigns, Michael moved in to fundraising working for a wide variety of causes including International Development, Armed Forces, Conservation and a Royal Medical College. Michael also ran his own political campaigns and fundraising business for much of this time, which he exited after the 2017 General Election. Michael has built a career based on developing strong partnerships between organisations, for mutual benefit, rather than looking for quick short term wins.

Alongside his work with EDSK, Michael is currently studying part time for an MRes in Politics at Birkbeck, University of London. He believes that a strong and fair education system is the only way we can create opportunities for social mobility in the UK.