Meet the team

The UKCF team works closely with community foundations, providing opportunities for networking, peer-learning and co-operation. We also organise national programmes that are managed by selected members.

Senior Management Team

Ben Robinson

Co CEO (Interim)

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Kaveed Ali

Co CEO (Interim)

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Grant Making

Damilola Bamidele

Head of Programmes

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Naseef Zaman

Programmes Officer

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Membership and Learning

Jo Williams

Head of Membership and Learning

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Nicole Lilauwala

Membership and Learning Manager – Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

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Communications and Marketing

Lydia Cerguera

Communications and Marketing Manager

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Operations and Finance

Laura Richards

Interim Head of Finance

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Lee Grocott

Network Digital Transformation Lead

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Kay Garnett

Finance and Operations Manager

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Rachel Morgan

Trusts Manager

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Milly Gurton

Executive Support Officer

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Christopher Vidal

Business Operations Assistant

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Chloe W Lowry

Salesforce System Administrator

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Board of Trustees

Lord Dr Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE

President

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Andrew Tuggey CBE DL

Chair

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Michelle Cooper MBE

Vice Chair

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Tom Van Oss

Vice Chair

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Gill Bull

Vice Chair

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Toby Anstruther

Trustee

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John Gordon

Trustee

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Neil MacDonald OBE

Independent Trustee

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Fiona McDiarmid

Trustee

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Anushka Nagpal

Independent Trustee

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Kevin Richmond

Trustee

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Kayathiri Supramaniam

Independent Trustee

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Steph Taylor

Trustee

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Dr Edge Watchorn

Independent Trustee

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Hannah Wickes

Independent Trustee

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Our Impact

The collective impact of our network is significant and our endowed funds now stand at over £800 million.

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Our story

UKCF has come a long way in the past 30 years. We now have 47 accredited community foundation members that collectively serve every community in the UK

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What's happening?

Find out the latest news and insights about UKCF, our members and the communities we serve.

News and Insights