Who's Who

WWAccording to the Charity Commission, the charity sector Searchemploys 754,411 full-time equivalent staff and uses the services of an estimated 2.2 million volunteers, including more than 842,000 trustees, though there are still 21,400 trustee positions unfilled.

This section provides short profiles of some of the individuals who help to make civil society the unique and dynamic sector that it is.

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Andrew Purkis

Andrew Purkis

Andrew Purkis OBE is a trustee and former chair of ActionAid and until July 2010 was a board member of the Charity Commission.  He is a consultant in the sector who has previously been chair of the...

Mike  Clarke

Mike Clarke

CEO, RSPB
Mike became chief executive officer at RSPB in 2010 and has been associated with the charity since the age of 14 when he first became a member.He has worked for the charity in an official capacity ever...

Patrick Nash

Patrick Nash

Chief executive, Connect Assist
During his 35-year career in the not-for-profit sector, Patrick Nash has established and led 14 charities and social enterprises. As the chief executive of Connect Assist, he works in partnership with charities...

Dorothy Dalton

Dorothy Dalton

Editor, Governance
Dorothy Dalton is editor of Governance magazine and a governance expert. She was the first chief executive of Acevo, holding the position from 1992 to 2000. She also founded the Network of Women Chairs...

Sir Stephen  Bubb

Sir Stephen Bubb

Chief executive, Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO) from 2000
Sir Stephen Bubb has been chief executive at the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (Acevo) since 2000.Under his leadership Acevo has become an effective lobbying body with strong...

Caron Bradshaw

Caron Bradshaw

Chief executive, Charity Finance Group
Caron Bradshaw is chief executive of the Charity Finance Group. Bradshaw is a trained lawyer who was previously head of charities and the voluntary sector at the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England...

Richard Macey

Richard Macey

Director of Charities, M&G Investments
Since joining M&G in 1995, Macey has held a variety of roles within M&G's UK Sales teams, and has extensive experience in managing relationships with Consultants, Stockbrokers, IFA’s and Charities. ...

Paul Palmer

Paul Palmer

Paul Palmer is professor of voluntary sector management at Cass Business School and charities consultant to UBS Wealth Management. He has an extensive knowledge of charity financial, management and governance...

Carolyn Sims

Carolyn Sims

Head of banking, Charity Bank Ltd
Carolyn began her banking career with National Westminster Bank before moving on to MLA Bank Ltd where she had responsibility for property investment and development lending. After Dexia Public Finance...

David  Davison

David Davison

Head of public sector, charities and not-for-profit, Spence & Partners
David is a director at Spence & Partners Actuaries and Dalriada Trustees. He performs the role of a professional pension scheme trustee and specialises in providing pensions advice to charities and...

Julie Dodd

Julie Dodd

Julie Dodd is a digital strategy consultant and author of The New Reality. She specialises in helping non-profit organisations use digital technology to deliver social value. In a past life she was a creative...

Shaun Rafferty

Shaun Rafferty

Chief Operating Officer, Joseph Rowntree Foundational and Housing Trust
Shaun Rafferty is chief operating officer at the Joseph Rowntree Foundation and the Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust. He is responsible for all of the organisations' support services, governance and performance...

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