Chief Execs, Exec Directors and Founders

Chief Execs, Exec Directors and Founders – United Kingdom

People who do not identify as White or Male

Adeela Warley: CEO of CharityComms – @adeelawarley

Aderonke Apata: Founder of African Rainbow an organisation that offers support for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer (LGBTIQ) People of African Heritage – @rock4_ronnie

Alison Lowe MBE: Chief Executive of Touchstone Mental Health – @Alison4Labour

Alison Kriel: CEO and Founder at AMAYA TRUST – @AlisonKriel

Amanda Khozi Mukwashi: CEO, Christian Aid – @AMukwashi

Ananta Dave: Medical Director, Consultant Psychiatrist and part of Executive Committee of BIPA – British Indian Psychiatric Association – @adave_NHS

Baljeet Sandhu: Human Rights Lawyer and Founding Director of the Migrant & Refugee Children’s Legal Unit – @Baljeet_Sandhu_

Barbara Kasumu: CEO of the Elevation Network and Co-Founder of Inclusive Boards, Executive Director of the National Union of Students – @barbarakasumu

Danielle Walker Palmour: Director, Friends Provident Foundation – @dwp_do2go

Debbie Ariyo OBE: Chief Executive at AFRUCA Africans Unite Against Child Abuse – @DebbieAriyo

Faeeza Vaid MBE: Executive Director of the Muslim Women’s Network UK – @2Faeeza

Fozia Irfan: CEO of Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation – @Irfan_Fozia

Guppi Bola: Co-founder, Working On Our Power – @guppikb

Imandeep Kaur: Co-Founder and Director of the Impact Hub Birmingham – @ImmyKaur

Inderjit Kaur: Co-Founder and Director of the Impact Hub Birmingham – @inderjitkaur77

Joy Warmington: CEO of national equalities & human rights charity brap, Non-Executive Director at Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health Foundation Trust – @jwmusesthis

Joyce Fraser: Founder and Chair of the Black Heroes Foundation – @jfraseronline

Julia Lynch: Founding Director, Global Girl Project – @GlobalGirlProj

Kim Shutler-Jones: CEO at The Cellar Trust mental health charity in Bradford – @KimShutler

Kiran Sahota: Director, Believe in Me – @kizzakat

Liv Little: Founding Editor-in-Chief of gal-dem magazine – an award-winning magazine written by women of colour and non-binary people of colour for all to explore @LivLittle

Marai Larasi: Executive Director at Imkaan, UK-based, black feminist organisation dedicated to addressing violence against women and girls – @MaraiLarasi

Meena Varma: Director, Dalit Solidarity Network – @DSNUK

Naomi Hulston: Chief Operating Officer at Catch 22 – @Catch22Naomi

Nimco Ali OBE: Co-founder and CEO of the Five Foundation and Co-founder of Daughters of Eve – @NimkoAli

Phyll Opoku-Gyimah: Co-Founder and Executive Director of UK Black Pride, Head of Equality at PCS Union – @MsLadyPhyll

Poonam Joshi: Consultant Director at Funders Initiative for Civil Society – view LinkedIn profile

Poppy Jaman OBE: CEO and Co-founder of Mental Health First Aid – @PoppyJaman

Ruth Ibegbuna: Founder and CEO of the wonderful the RECLAIM project – @MsIbegbuna

Sajda Mughal OBE: Multi-award winning CEO of the Jan Trust  @SajdaMughal

Sandra Shakespeare: Co-founder, Museum Detox – @shakes_sandra

Sharla Duncan: CEO of The Intrapreneurs Club; Founder and former CEO of Team Up – view LinkedIn profile

Shahnaz Ahmed: Founder of Knit Aid – @shahnazta

Shaista Gohir OBE: Chair of Muslim Women’s Network UK – @ShaistaGohir

Shakira Martin: NUS National President 17/18 – @ShakiraSweet1

Shirley A May: Director of Young Identity Poet – @Thegirldreams

Sophia Cannon: London Community Director of Tech Inclusion – @SophiaCannon

Su-Mei Thompson: CEO of the Media Trust – @suemeithompson1

Talat Yaqoob: Co-founder/Chair of Women50:50 – the campaign for at least 50% representation of women in the Scottish Parliament, in our councils and on public boards.  – @talatyaqoob

Ummul Choudhury: Co-founder of Frontline Aid; CEO and co-founder Capoeira4refugees – LinkedIn profile

Wanda Wyporska: Executive Director, The Equality Trust – @WandaWyporska

Wasfi Kani OBE: Chief Executive of Grange Park Opera and Trustee of British Museum – @wasfikani

Yasmin Khan: CEO of Staying Put UK – @ykhan100

Zohra Khaku: Director of Muslim Youth Help – @zkhaku

White people who do not identify as Male

Alison Garnham: CEO of Child Poverty Action – @AlisonCPAG

Anna Feuchtwang: Chief Executive of National Children’s Bureau, internationalista, promoter of children’s rights – @AnnaFeuchtwang

Anna Fowlie: Chief Executive of Scottish Social Services Council – @AnnaFowlie

Anna Josse: CEO of the Prism Gift Fund – @Prismgiftfund 

Anna Laycock: Executive Director of The Finance Innovation Lab – @anna_luise

Anne Fox: CEO of Clinks – @AnneFoxThoughts

Annie McDowall: CEO of the Share Community ­- @ShareCEO

Annika Small OBE: Co-founder and Director of CAST (the Centre for Accelerated Social Technology) – @AnnikaSmall

Becky Slack: Co-founder/Editorial Director of Lead Magazine and Director of Slack Communications – @Becky_Slack

Beth Upton: Founder and CEO of Money Tree Fundraising – specialises in major donor fundraising – @Beth_Upton

Carol Iddon: Acting CEO at Action for Children – @IddonCarol

Caroline Fiennes: Director of Giving Evidence – @carolinefiennes

Carol Long: CEO of Young Epilepsy – @carol__long

Caron Bradshaw: Chief Executive of the Charity Finance Group – @caronlb

Debbie Geraghty: Executive Director of Plymouth Music Zone – @PMZOfficial

Debra Allcock Tyler: Chief Executive of DSC – @DebAllcockTyler

Deborah Gold: Chief Executive at the National AIDS Trust – @deborahagold

Dez Holmes: Director of Research in Practice – @dez_holmes

Edel Harris: CEO of Cornerstone Scotland – @EdelHarris

Emily Sword: CEO of Theodoras Children’s Charity – @swordsevr

Fran Indigo:  Director of @indigotrust and Chair of @360Giving – @FranIndigo

Gail Heath: CEO of The Pankhurst Trust (Incorporating Manchester Women’s Aid) – @MWomensAidCEO

Ginny Lunn: Chief Executive of Beanstalk – @GinnyBeanstalk

Jane Fisher: Director at ARC Antenatal Results and Choices – @FishyJane

Jane Gould: Founder & CEO of Clean Sheet @CleanSheetUK_JG

Jane Ide: CEO of NAVCA – @Jane_NAVCA

Jessica Sumner: Chief Executive of Community Works – @jsumn76

Jessica Thom: co-founder of Touretteshero and expert fundraiser – @TourettesHero

Jo Hunter: Co-founder and CEO of 64 Million Artists – @thesonghunter

Judy Robinson: Chair of Sheffield Healthwatch & member of Health & Wellbeing Board – @JudyRob9

Julie Bentley: CEO of Girlguiding – @juliebentley

Julia Kaufmann: Chair of the Small Charities Coalition (previously CEO of Children in Need and Gingerbread) – @Kaufmann_julia

Julia Unwin: Chair of the Independent Inquiry on the Future of Civil Society – @JuliaUnwin

Juliet Mountford: Exec Director of Parent Services at NCT – @julietmountf

Karen Addington: CEO of JDRF UK – @KarenFAddington

Kate Bratt-farrar: Hospice Director Sue Ryde Wheatfields – @KateBrattFarrar

Kate Collins – CEO of Teenage Cancer Trust – @KateCollinsUK

Katharine Sacks Jones: Director of the Agenda Alliance – @KatharineSJ

Kathy Evans: CEO of Children England – @Kathy_CEO_CE

Laura Bunt: Exec Director of Business Development at Addaction UK – @LauraBunt

Lily Elizabeth Davies: Executive Director of Chickenshed Theatre – @tweetsfromlily

Liz Searle: CEO of Keech Hospice Care – @LizSearle1

Louise Macdonald: CEO youth charity Young Scot and Chair National Advisory Council for Women & Girls – @LouiseMac

Lucy Caldicott: CEO of UpRising and on the Board of the Fundraising Regulator – @LucyCaldicott

Lucy Lake: Chief Executive of Camfed International- @LucyLake

Lucy McTernan: CEO of SCVO, Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations – @LucyMcTernan

Mandy Johnson – that’s me – CEO of the Small Charities Coalition – @MsMandyJ

Meredith Niles: Executive Director of Fundraising and Engagement at Marie Curie – @MeredithNiles

Michelle Chambers: Managing Director of Think CS – @MicheChambers

Michelle Hill: CEO of Talk Listen Change – @TLCCEO_Michelle

Merle Davies: Director Blackpool Centre for Early Child Development – @Merle_CECD

Nathalie McDermott: CEO and Founder of On Road – a charity improving media coverage of misrepresented groups – @natmc

Nazek Ramadan: Director of Migrant Voice – @NazekRamadan

Nicola Brentnall: CEO, The Queen’s Trust and The Queen’s Commonwealth Trust – @NicolaBrentnall

Nik Peasgood: CEO of Leeds Women’s Aid – @NikPeasgood

Patricia Armstrong: Chief Executive of ACOSVO, the Association of Chief Officers of Scottish Voluntary Organisations – @patacosvo

Penny Fidler: CEO of The UK Association for Science and Discovery Centres – @PennyFidler1

Polly Neate:  Chief Executive of Shelter – @pollyn1 

Pooky Knightsmith: Vice chair CYP Mental Health – @PookyH

Rhian Burke: CEO and founder of 2 Wish Upon A Star – @Rhian_Burke

Rhona Cunningham: CEO at Fife Gingerbread – @Rhona_FG

Ruth Marks: Chief Executive WCVA, Wales Council for Voluntary Action – @wcvaruth

Sarah Thompson – CEO of St Claire Hospice – @SarahVThompson

Savita Willmott: Chief Executive of the Bristol Natural History Consortium – @sav63

Shirley Cramer: Chief Executive of the Royal Society for Public Health – @ShirleyCramer28

Stephanie Fraser: Chief Executive of Bobath Scotland – @StephanieFraser

Stevie Spring – Former Children in Need Chair of Trustees and described to me as “the most inspirational person I have ever met” by the person who recommended her – @steviespring1

Tina Butler: CEO of Relate Bradford – @TinaButler9

Vic Hancock Fell: UK Director at Vision Africa – @VicHancockFell

Vicki Beere: CEO at Project 6, a drug and alcohol charity – @VickiBeere

Vicky Browning: CEO of ACEVO – @Browning_Vicky

Sue Tibballs: CEO of Sheila McKechnie Foundation – @Sue_Tibballs

Zoe Clark-Coates: CEO of the Mariposa Trust, a UK-based charity that provides support to anyone who has suffered the loss of a baby at any stage of pregnancy, at birth or in infancy – @ClarkCoates

Zrinka Bralo: CEO of Migrants Organise and Founder of Women on the Move – @ZrileB

Chief Execs, Exec Directors and Founders – United States of America

White people who do not identify as Male

Alison Rapping, CEO at Arouet Foundation – @AlisonRapping

Hildy Gottleib, Founder, Creating the Future – @HildyGottlieb

Rachel Muir, Nonprofit Founder and Trainer at RachelMuir.com – @RachelMuir

Sarai Johnson, Coach, Lean Nonprofit – @beleannonprofit

Chief Execs, Exec Directors and Founders – Canada

People who do not identify as White or Male

Jennifer Bernard: President & CEO Women’s College Hospital Foundation – @jenn_berns

Stachen Frederick: Award Winning Community Developer. ED of Frontlines Toronto and Founder of BrAIDS for AIDS – @stachennaomi

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