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A Royal Appointment

In recognition of the DHL UK Foundation’s long standing partnership with The Outward Bound Trust, John Freer, Operations Director ISC; Nicky Donovan, DHL UK Foundation Programme Manager and Carol Morrin, HR Business Partner for DHL Freight, attended a Supporters’ Lunch at Buckingham Palace on 7 December. The event was a private gathering for just 25 […]

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Recognising a Rising Star

Alex Smillie, one of our Get Into Logistics participants, was recently crowned the winner of The Prince’s Trust Rising Star Award for London and South East. After participating in a two week Get Into Logistics programme, Alex successfully secured a full time position with Specialist Services. Alex has been working with Kevin Webber and the team at DHL […]

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A busy week for DHL volunteers…

Last week saw DHL colleagues from all across the UK support multiple DHL UK Foundation programmes and UK charitable initiatives: On Wednesday 11th November, eleven young people from the Heston Community School visited the DHL Express UK Head Office in Hounslow. The Workplace Workshop, part of Teach First’s employability programme, saw students inspired about the world […]

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Inspiring young people in the classroom with Teach First

This week sees Tony Cooper, DHL Mail Country Manager visit the Rivers Academy, a Teach First supported school in West London. Tony will be delivering an inspiring talk to students studying Geography at GCSE Level. Aiming to raise aspirations amongst young people and raise awareness of career opportunities within the logistics industry, 25 students aged […]

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DHL Employees continue their support of Outward Bound

15 tired mentors have now returned to work after spending a week with 150 young people from schools across the UK.  They have abseiled, rafted, jumped into cold water, built teams, wiped tears and got the young people through one of the greatest challenges of their lives.  These mentors took part in the programme, often […]

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New chair of trustees appointed

We are delighted to welcome back Christopher Stephens as chair of the Foundation’s trustees. He previously led the Foundation until 2011, during which time he guided the charity through a period of transition from being the Exel Foundation to becoming the DHL UK Foundation. Chris was Group Human Resources Director of Exel (now DHL) until […]

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