MacAndrew said: ‘Alan’s long-standing commitment to the voluntary sector, coupled with his business experience and expertise, will be a real asset to Save the Children. He will be joining the board at a very important time and will help us deliver our plans around the world.’
The charity said they had received an impressive level of interest in the position from leaders in a range of sectors.
Parker founded the international corporate and financial communications firm in 1987. It currently provides office space and IT facilities to three charities: Pilot Light, We Are What We Do and China Now.