Max Rutherford: Director of Grant Programmes

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Max joined the Trust in June 2022 as the new Director of Grant Programmes. Before joining the Trust, Max was Head of policy and practice at the Association of Charitable Foundations, the membership body for grant-making charities in the UK, where he led its Stronger Foundations initiative. He also worked for the Barrow Cadbury Trust where he led its criminal justice programme, and served as a member of the Charities SORP Committee for three years. He has been a trustee of a brain injury charity and a Council for Voluntary Service (CVS), and is currently Vice-Chair of Trustees at Revolving Doors, a national charity that aims to break the cycle of crisis and crime.

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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

John Hume
John Hume

Chief Executive

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

Evaluation and Policy Manager

Harvinder Ottal
Harvinder Ottal

Grants Team Coordinator

Catherine Rennie
Catherine Rennie

Communications and Public Affairs Manager

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