Brian Scott worked in educational publishing and international agribusiness for many years, and later held the role of chief executive of Oxfam Ireland. He now serves on several public charity boards, including the Meningitis Research Foundation, Nuffield Council on Bioethics Governing Board, and Family Planning Association.
He is a graduate of Queen's University Belfast, London University, the University of Zambia, and Harvard Business School.
Roger, Deputy Chair of Trustees, has run Roger Black Consultancy since 1979, specialising in coaching, training and facilitation. Specialisms include influencing and presenting skills together with personal organisation. Clients are leading banks, consulting firms and not for profit organisations. His book Getting Things Done has been translated into Japanese and French, he also wrote and presentated a successful BBC Radio 4 comedy series on managing time. He is a member of the UK Council of Citizens UK, the community organising group, initiators amongst other things of the Living Wage. Roger is married with four children and five grandchildren, he lives in Battersea.
Elliot is a fund manager in the Charities Team at Rathbone Brothers plc, one of the leading investment firms in the UK managing over £3.6billion of Charitable assets. He has over 13 years’ experience of advising and managing investments, supporting Charities in achieving their future goals and as a trustee and treasurer of Shaftesbury Young People and trustee of a Chinese Arts based charity he brings understanding, experience and insight of the needs to the sector. He has a degree in Robotics and a Masters in International Finance from ICMA Business School, Reading University. Elliot is married to Cynthia, a Chinese national, and is kept busy at weekends caring for their two young children
Clare is an experienced programme and delivery model designer and project manager and has worked for both the public sector and private sector in human services. Her current day job involves leading a team to design new contract models in response to government tenders and mapping target operating models and detailed processes to support effective delivery. She also leads the mobilisation of new programmes and continuous improvement and change projects to drive up efficiency of the offerings, and leads the Customer Insight function to ensure the voice of the customer is central in the running of the business. She has a BA in Economics and Social History and a Masters in Policy, Management and Government.