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

Holly Beattie
Holly Beattie

Media and Communications Officer

Nicola Brian - Maternity leave
Nicola Brian - Maternity leave

Director of Communications and Public Affairs

Susan Brown
Susan Brown

Head of Grant Programmes

Lily Davies
Lily Davies

Partnership Officer

Lisa Doyle
Lisa Doyle

Director of Engagement and Influencing

Dorothea Eyewumi
Dorothea Eyewumi

Partnership Officer

Martine Fitt
Martine Fitt

Partnership Officer

Charlotte Gal
Charlotte Gal

Partnership Officer (Maternity leave)

Molly Greasley
Molly Greasley

Partnership and Learning Officer

John Hume
John Hume

Chief Executive

Stephen Jacobs
Stephen Jacobs

Senior Finance Officer

David Jones
David Jones

Director of Grant Programmes

Lis Judge
Lis Judge

Operations Manager

Alex Kearney
Alex Kearney

Senior Partnerships and Learning Officer

Emma Kyte
Emma Kyte

Administration Assistant

Joel Llewellyn
Joel Llewellyn

Policy and Research Analyst

Daniel Pearmain
Daniel Pearmain

Head of Policy and Research

Catherine Rennie
Catherine Rennie

Communications and Public Affairs Manager

Kimberley Staines
Kimberley Staines

Senior Partnership Officer

Katie Styles
Katie Styles

Senior Partnership Officer

Irene Tortajada
Irene Tortajada

Partnerships and Learning Officer

Peter Williams
Peter Williams

Network and Communications Officer