Ethics frameworks, policy and strategy
Alex, our founder, is an organisational integrity consultant. She draws on experience as former Head of Ethics and Compliance for Oxfam GB, as a trustee for the Sophie Hayes Foundation, and addressing corporate responsibility with the private sector. She has an MA in Gender and Development.
Impact and partnerships
Desiree is Executive Director of Innovation and Social Impact at SeeAbility and a trustee for Care International UK. She works in partnership with disabled people, both in the UK and internationally, to fundraise, design and deliver inclusive programmes. Desiree has an MSC in Environment and Development.
Leadership, strategy and organisational development
Janet supports civil society organisations to examine their internal power dynamics and to enable them to be more transparent, and aligned with their mission. She draws on experience as the former director of culture & people for Greenpeace Intl and various board roles.
Governance and change management
Howard is an executive coach, governance and change management consultant. He also draws on broad experience from former trustee and chair roles for UK nonprofits and management roles within the private sector. He has an MSC in Management.
Equity, diversity and inclusion
Khadija is a PHD researcher focusing on women in postcolonial African literature. She co-founded a National Graduate Development Programme BAME network. She draws on her ED&I, intergenerational leadership skills and public sector experience.
Organisational development and feminist leadership
Penny is Chair of Refugee Action, a coach for executives leading change in social justice and social enterprises. She contributes to and facilitates research on women’s leadership and power. Penny draws on experience as former Deputy Chief Executive at Oxfam GB and EMCC coach training.
Governance, organisational design and transformation
Patricia is an executive coach and consultant supporting organisations at an executive and strategic level. She draws on experience as an executive director at Transparency International, CEO at Ayuda en Accion and consultant for the private sector. She has an MBA from INSEAD.
Culture, equity, diversity and inclusion
Bhavika Patel is currently the senior gender, diversity and inclusion advisor for Oxfam GB. She brings HR, culture, and EDI experience with practical experience in understanding power in relation to EDI and organisational ways of working. Bhav has an MSC in applied positive coaching psychology.
Applied power analysis, trans-formative change
Jethro is an Emeritus Institute of Develop- ment Studies (IDS) Fellow, focusing on adult learning, inclusive participation, civil society, and gov-ernance. He also draws on experience as IDS’s former Director of Teaching and as a trustee. He has a PHD in Action Research and MPHIL in Development Studies.
Racial equity, policy and governance
Aqsa is a member of the Action for Trustee Racial Diversity Network and is a policy officer at a UK race equity charity. She draws on experience working with trustees to influence change and her drive to embed racial equity across culture, leadership and systems of power. She holds an LLB in Law.