Meet the team – Vision Foundation

Executive Leadership Team

Keith Valentine

Chief Executive

Phil Beaven

Director of Retail

Ranjeet Kharé BEM

Director of Development

Olly Minton

Chief Financial Officer

Ellie Southwood MBE

Director of Social Impact


Syed Bahkt

Community Fundraiser and Collector

Pauline Bailey

Supporter Care Officer

Cat Barry

Individual Giving Manager

John Claxton

Community Fundraiser and Collector

Matt Coleman

Corporate Partnerships Senior Manager

Mary-Anne Donovan

Major Donor Manager

Becky Hopwood

Trusts and Foundations Manager

Joanne Kelly

Community and Events Manager

Ruth Matthews

Community and Events Officer

Olivia McDonald

Partnerships Officer

Francesca Revell

Individual Giving Manager

Monica Smith

Philanthropy Manager

Rebecca Clarke

Deputy Director of Development (currently on Maternity Leave)


Kim Creus

Marketing and Communications Manager

Louis Hendry

Communications Assistant

Sarah Kidner

Head of Communications and External Affairs

Josie Robson

Marketing and Communications Manager (Interim)

Shakirat Ojo-Oniyun

Digital Content Manager

Social Impact

Kerry Firth

Grants Manager

Research and Innovation

Sean Fox

Senior Research Manager

Joanne Hawkins

Grants Assistant

Steven Smith

Grants Manager

Rosie Sturt

Research Officer

Finance and Resources

Meryam Drouazi

HR and Facilities Assistant

Elnaz Faghihi

Finance Manager (currently on maternity leave)

Stephanie Brink

Finance Specialist (maternity cover)

Cheryl Lee

Resource Manager

Russ Gill

Head of Operations and Change

Anita Lamont

Database and Project Manager

Jess Malcom

Executive Assistant and Administrator

Sam Mamphey

Finance Manager

Jessica Norfolk

Finance and HR Assistant

Gerry Radjen

Finance Officer