The team

Chief Executive

Rachel Rank – Rachel oversees the delivery of our strategy and operations. Prior to joining 360Giving she was Deputy Director of Publish What You Fund, where she led the organisation’s research and monitoring work. She has researched and written several publications on transparency, access to information and accountability. Rachel has previously held positions with the Commonwealth Secretariat, the UK Department for International Development, consulting firm DAI, Transparency International and the Overseas Development Institute.

Contact Rachel: Email & Twitter




Support & Engagement Manager

Katherine Duerden – Katherine leads on outreach and engagement with grantmakers, supporting them to publish their grants data openly, and building partnerships to support more informed and strategic grantmaking. Prior to joining 360Giving, Katherine was Membership Relationship Manager for the Association of Charitable Foundations. She has previously held positions with the Eve Appeal, a cancer research fundraising charity and carers support organisation.

Contact Katherine: Email




Product Lead

David Kane – David leads on designing and managing projects that use 360Giving data, and developing 360Giving tools such as 360Insights and Find that Charity. David is a data scientist and researcher, specialising in data for, by and about charities and wider civil society. He has over ten years experience working with charity data, having worked for NCVO, CAST and the Greater London Authority.

Contact David: Email & Twitter





Finance & Operations Manager

Helen Mason-Belshaw – Helen manages our finance and operations function on a part-time basis. She specialises in working with SMEs, start-ups and small charities providing finance and operational support and implementing the necessary systems and procedures for organisational growth. Helen held the roles of Finance Director and Controller across a range of industries prior to becoming freelance in 2010. She now provides support to a number of small organisations alongside her role at 360Giving.

Contact Helen: Email



Communications Lead

Jeremy Peters – Jeremy leads on all our communications. Previously, he worked for a number of NHS bodies, leading comms for a Department of Health programme and Genomics England Ltd’s branding and digital. He specialises in developing creative behaviour-change campaigns and visual and written content. Alongside his part-time role at 360Giving, Jeremy supports other socially-conscious organisations to improve the authenticity and clarity of their communications.

Contact Jeremy: Email & Twitter




Product & Programmes Manager (on maternity leave)

Mor Rubinstein – Mor leads on designing and managing projects that use 360Giving data, commissioning online platforms and tools, as well as collecting and sharing learning about data use. Previously she was Capacity team lead at Open Knowledge International and Project Manager of the Global Open Data Index, a benchmarking tool for open government data publication. Mor has worked on open data around the world with the Public Knowledge Workshop (Israel) and the Oxford Internet Institute and has written several papers on open data use.

Mor is currently on maternity leave – please contact another member of the team or write to this email.



Board of directors

As a non-profit company and a registered charity, 360Giving is governed by a Board of Directors who are also the charity’s trustees:

Alice Casey is Head of New Operating Models at Nesta where she leads a portfolio of work looking at how the web is transforming communities and civic life. She has a particular interest in how people themselves are changing the society around them using new technology and new ways of organising, collaborating and connecting from the ground up. Alice is also Chair of Trustees of Democracy Club.

Geoff Chapman has worked in a number of financial information and trading companies, including Director of News Products at Reuters, Chief Information Officer at Tullett Prebon and Chief Operating Officer at City Index Ltd. He is now an investor in a number of early stage businesses. Current non-executive directorships include Chargepoint Services, Form3 and Ethex, a not-for-profit which facilitates investment into social enterprises.

Sameer Padania has worked and consulted for leading organisations in media development, human rights and philanthropy on a wide range of journalism and digital media initiatives. Most recently, he was a Program Officer at the Open Society Foundation, with a global focus on experimentation in journalism, and an External Assessor on Google’s Digital News Initiative Innovation Fund.

Fran Perrin is the founder and co-director of the Indigo Trust and the Chair of 360Giving’s Board of Directors. She is also a board member of the Institute for Philanthropy. Prior to setting up Indigo Trust, Fran was an advisor at the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, in the UK Cabinet Office. She was named by Spears UK as Philanthropist of the Year in 2012.

William Perrin is co-director of the Indigo Trust and the founder of Talk About Local. His original work in the Cabinet Office in 2006–7 kicked off the continuing government interest in open data. He has since held several public appointments on open data and is a respected commentator and practitioner in putting open data to work on social issues.

Anna de Pulford is Director of the Dulverton Trust. Prior to this, she set up the corporate foundation for Yoti Ltd and was Digital Transformations Lead at Nesta. Anna developed the grants management app used free-of-charge by over 50 grantmaking charities.