Our Trustees

Antonia Bance
Antonia has spent her career in charity campaigning and communications. Currently working as the TUC's head of campaigns and communications, she was previously SafeLives' director of policy and communications and has also worked for the housing charity Shelter, where she was head of campaigns.

Juliet Cockram
Juliet is the head of philanthropy at IG Advisors, through which she provides social impact strategy and management consultancy. Prior to joining IG, Juliet was a director of philanthropy services at UBS Wealth Management in the UK, and also director of the Ashmore Foundation, a corporate grant-making foundation.

Martin Coppack
Martin is head of partnerships at the Financial Conduct Authority where he leads its engagement with consumer and special interest groups as well as its consumer vulnerability and access to financial services work. He has previously worked at the Big Lottery Fund and is an Independent Commissioner for the Commission of Financial Inclusion.

Fiona Ellis
Fiona was director of the Northern Rock Foundation, the charitable foundation set up by the bank of the same name in 1997. She is joint author of Fairness in Funding, published by the Association of Charitable Foundations, and author of the Good Practice Guide for Corporate Foundations. Among other roles, Fiona is chair of the BBC Appeals Advisory Committee, a non-executive director of Big Society Capital and part-time trust manager for Millfield House Foundation.

Bryce Glover
Bryce is Nationwide's director of corporate affairs. He has also worked for NatWest, Alliance and Leicester and Cooperative Bank.

Graeme Hughes
Graeme is currently a group director of distribution for Nationwide and has held a variety of roles within the branch network, mortgage centres and other divisions. He joined Nationwide in 1984 as a management trainee.

Sarah Mitchell
Sarah is the chief executive of Carers' Network, a charity in London that supports unpaid carers and she is also a trustee of both Camden Federation of Private Tenants and Novus Homeshare. Previously she was head of private renting and housing development at the homelessness charity Crisis.

Chris Rhodes
Chris is an executive director and board member at Nationwide. Chris' responsibilities include Nationwide's product range, commercial activities, customer experience, customer strategy and marketing. He joined Nationwide in 2009 from Abbey Santander, where he was director of retail distribution for Alliance and Leicester.

Ben Stimson (Chair)
Ben Stimson is the retail director at Waitrose. Since joining John Lewis in 2010, Ben has held various senior positions. He has previously held senior marketing and communications positions at Sky. Ben is also a trustee of Youth Sport Trust.

John Taylor
John is the managing director of the housing services division at Mears Plc and during his career has worked predominantly with the private sector to provide new housing solutions to accommodate people in housing need. He previously ran a housing consultancy and has worked with housing associations.

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