About Nick Aldridge

Nick is CEO of PayPal Giving Fund (formerly MissionFish), which helps charities raise funds online. We use eBay’s assets to make charitable giving part of everyday buying and selling online. Our major initiative is eBay for Charity, which has helped UK charities raise over £70m.  PayPal Giving Fund is itself a registered charity (No. 1110538).

Nick has chaired Empty Homes, a national charity working to bring more empty homes back into use, and was a trustee of GlobalGiving (UK). He holds the Institute of Directors qualification in Company Directorship and a first class Philosophy degree from Cambridge.

He joined MissionFish from ACEVO, where as director of strategy he led its policy and professional development teams for three years. He also worked for a year at the Cabinet Office on public service reform. Nick is married with two children and lives in London. In his spare time, Nick plays jazz guitar and badminton, and is a part-time philosopher with the Barnes Philosophy Club.