Charity worker, writer, commentator and sometime playwright and arm-chair historian
Daniel Singleton has been the National Executive Director of FaithAction since 2007. In this role Daniel has become influential in a number of government departments, highlighting the significant part that faith-based organisations are playing in communities around the UK. Daniel also meets regularly with FaithAction member organisations to help them move forward and develop in their delivery.
FaithAction is a Strategic Partner to The Department of Health, Has developed the Creative English Programme for DCLG and is the Secretariat for the All Party Parliamentary Group on faith & Society. FaithAction is a champion of faith based social action, training, funding and advocating for faith based organisations on the UK.
Daniel is a gifted speaker and has addressed a number of large conferences, in particular on how community groups can engage with government, the role of faith in local services, and how to engage the community in local action.
Before his work with FaithAction, Daniel worked as a history teacher in an east London secondary school and later as quality director for a large voluntary sector organisation in East London. Daniel is also chair of a New Multi Academy Trust operating in East London and is Principal of an alternative school run by LifeLine, FaithAction’s host organisation in Barking and Dagenham.
He lives in East London with his wife Heidi and their 3 children.