Leadership Team

The leadership team works with the Board and its sub-committees to develop strategy, leads delivery of core business outcomes and ensures BGF is well positioned to take on future challenges.


Nick Lawson - CEO

Nick is a senior humanitarian professional with 18 years’ experience both in the field and in head office with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Combining strong field operational leadership, strategy and policy development and implementation, andinternational human resource development strategies and management, Nick has developed and directed secure and effective humanitarian operations in multiple conflict and developing contexts. 

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Andrew Buchanan - Compliance, Research & Operations Manager

Andrew is responsible for Operations and HR management. He brings years of experience in Compliance, Policies & Procedures to the organisation.