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UA launch philanthropy campaign

Luke Cameron and William Campbell, commercial director of UA
Luke Cameron and William Campbell, commercial director of UA

Energy consultancy UA (Utility Aid) has appointed a national philanthropy manager to spend the whole of 2015 providing free support to charities and not-for-profit organisations.

Luke Cameron, 25, from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, impressed judges enough to land the role which will see him providing support to a different organisation each week.

The role of is part of Birmingham-based UA’s campaign to find the ‘Nicest Job in Britain’ and has been designed to encourage businesses and people to ‘do more good’.

Cameron will begin his start of 2015, and following training will embark on a 45 week journey around the country where he will provide completely free support to a different organisation each week.

Charities are being invited to apply to receive Cameron’s support and over 20 have already been selected.

Speaking after being awarded the role, Luke Cameron, said: “I’ve been running a ‘good deed diary’ all year, promising to undertake one good deed every day. I’m delighted to have been selected for the Nicest Job in Britain as I’ll now continue that diary throughout 2015 across the length and breadth of the country. I’ll turn it from a small project to a way of life. One I am delighted to live.”

CEO of UA, Giles Hankinson, said: “Luke has an infectious, genuine energy and desire to make a positive difference, which makes him the perfect person for this role. We know that his presence and support at the various charities and not-for-profit organisations which he visits will have an immediate and hopefully sustained impact.”