Special Olympics face massive fundraising challenge

The games offer the chance to change lives, says Matt English. Gavin Daly reports

17th January, 2009

Just two months into a new job, Matt English faces the challenging task of raising €5 million for his new employer in four months.

At the same time, the Wexford born accountant is getting used to running an organisation with extensive staff and tens of thousands of customers, while also going on a certain amount of work-related overseas travel. They are familiar challenges for any new chief executive, but English’s employer is not a typical...

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