Duncan Stephenson: Chair, Policy, Research and Advocacy Committee

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Duncan is Chair of the Policy, Research and Advocacy Committee and has been with the Trust since 2016. Duncan has over 20 years’ experience in External Affairs, including leading the policy, campaigns and communications for two national charities. Most recently, he was Director of External Affairs (and Deputy CEO) at the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH), where he established and led a highly successful and award-winning department. Duncan devised and directed a significant number of high impact campaigns and profile- raising initiatives, on a variety of policy issues including, promoting measures to tackle obesity, advocating for drug policy reform, raising awareness of gambling related harms and challenging vaccination misinformation. Duncan previously led the parliamentary and stakeholder relations team for the Care Quality Commission. At the YMCA, Duncan headed up a national campaign and All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on body image and created several national health and wellbeing programmes working in partnership with NHS, DWP and Department of Health.

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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

Jenny Clark
Jenny Clark

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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