John Hume: Chief Executive

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John is responsible for the leadership and day-to-day management of the Trust. He is a member of the Advisory Board for NIHR’s School for Public Health Research, Chair of the Living Wage Friendly Funder Committee for Living Wage Foundation and a member of the Living Wage Advisory Council. John was previously the Deputy Head of Programmes for Big Lottery Fund's £500m health programme, ran his own business for several years and headed up V's £100m corporate match fund programmes. As well as leading operations planning at both Big and the Care Quality Commission, John also worked in learning disability/mental health services, where he set up and ran a community resource centre. John was once the CEO of Graeae Theatre Company and is a big lover of photography.
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Staff team

Elizabeth Adebola
Elizabeth Adebola

Partnership Officer

Piers Atherton
Piers Atherton

Executive Assistant and Office Manager

Elaine Battson
Elaine Battson

Director of Finance

Nicola Brian
Nicola Brian

Director of Engagement

Susan Brown
Susan Brown

Head of Grant Programmes

Dorothea Eyewumi
Dorothea Eyewumi

Partnership Officer

Mary Hollis
Mary Hollis

Partnership Officer

Stephen Jacobs
Stephen Jacobs

Senior Finance Officer

Lis Judge
Lis Judge

Head of Operations

Alex Kearney
Alex Kearney

Senior Partnerships and Learning Officer

Molly Kelly Lewis
Molly Kelly Lewis

Partnership and Learning Officer

Emma Kyte
Emma Kyte

Administration Assistant

Joel Llewellyn
Joel Llewellyn

Policy and Research Analyst

Harvinder Ottal
Harvinder Ottal

Grants Team Coordinator

Catherine Rennie
Catherine Rennie

Communications and Public Affairs Manager

Max Rutherford
Max Rutherford

Director of Grant Programmes

Matthew Sowemimo
Matthew Sowemimo

Director of Policy and Communications

Katie Styles
Katie Styles

Senior Partnership Officer

Joe Tam
Joe Tam

Partnership Officer

Bradford Watson
Bradford Watson

Media and Communications Officer

Lisa Whiting
Lisa Whiting

Head of Policy and Research