People

Meet the team and Board of Trustees at 360Giving

Our People

The team

Tania Cohen

Chief Executive

Tania leads the organisation and oversees the delivery of our strategy and operations. Prior to joining 360Giving in March 2020 she had been working and volunteering in charities and grantmaking organisations for over 20 years, including roles as an analyst supporting organisations to improve performance. Tania has wide-ranging experience working with diverse organisations in the sector, as well as having held senior positions in a range of functions.

 

Katherine Duerden

Publishing & Support Manager

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.

 

Geraldine Tovey

Policy & Engagement Manager

Geraldine leads on 360Giving’s policy agenda, engagement and communications, ensuring that the organisation’s voice is heard by external stakeholders of all kinds. Prior to joining 360Giving, Geraldine worked for London Funders as their Membership, Communications and Events Manager, where she championed best practice in the funding sector. She is also a trustee of Knights Youth Centre and has extensive previous experience in frontline roles.

 

Marion Galley

Product Manager

Marion leads on the development and maintenance of the 360Giving Data Standard and 360Giving tools, prioritising the development roadmap to best support data users. Before joining 360Giving in April 2021, she worked on developing CRMs and grant-management systems in the not-for-profit sector for clients such as Macmillan Cancer Support and the Art Fund.

 

David Kane

Analysis Lead

David works with 360Giving and leads on data analysis, research and data use projects. 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.

 

Thomas Williamson

Data Support Officer

Tom supports grantmakers to publish their information to the 360Giving Standard, and has a strong interest in data analysis. Tom previously worked at the Down’s Syndrome Association which gave him a good understanding of the importance of grantmaking to the charity sector. Prior to working at the DSA, he held positions with IPPF, the Electoral Commission, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Independent Age, Cambridge University and Alzheimer’s Society.

 

Vicky Toothill

Communications & Engagement Assistant

Vicky is responsible for supporting 360Giving’s communications and contributing to the smooth running of the organisation, with a focus on ensuring accessible and inclusive engagement. Before joining 360Giving, Vicky worked as an adviser at Citizens Advice and has a particular interest in the use of social media to increase engagement in the non-profit sector.

 

 

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.

Fran Perrin, OBE

Chair

Fran is the Founder and Director of the Indigo Trust and the Chair of 360Giving’s Board of Directors. She is also a board member of New Philanthropy Capital and The Sainsbury Archive. Prior to setting up Indigo Trust, Fran was an advisor at the Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, in the UK Cabinet Office. She was awarded the Global Philanthropic Lifetime Contribution to Philanthropy Award in 2021.

 

Geoff Chapman

Treasurer and Vice-Chair

Geoff is an active investor in early stage businesses and sits on a number of boards.  His earlier career was in technology for financial services and he both co-founded a successful business, Braid Systems Ltd, and was a senior executive at several City firms including Reuters and Tullett & Tokyo (now TP Icap).  He has also been a director of several not for profits including social investment platform Ethex.  At 360Giving Geoff is Treasurer and takes particular responsibility for overseeing all financial matters.

 

Manny Hothi

Manny is the Chief Executive at Trust for London where he was previously the Director of Policy. Prior to that he was a Director at the London Community Foundation, and before that spent three years working in Nesta’s Innovation Lab. Manny also worked for the Young Foundation for seven years, leading their communities and housing practice, and has extensive experience working with low-income communities across the UK.

 

Dr Danil Mikhailov

Danil is the Director of Data.org. He has 20 years’ experience in tech. He was the founder of Wellcome Data Labs, a data team helping inform decision-making at Wellcome, and a co-founder of the Data for Science and Health Priority Area, and of the Research on Research Institute. In parallel to his work, Danil has pursued an academic career in social sciences, studying the impacts of technological change, including the rise of AI, on our society.

 

Farah Ahmed

Farah has a wide range of experience working within government on data-related policies and projects, including open data in the Cabinet Office, data transformation in Defra, and data ethics in DCMS. Farah has previously produced video and written content for domestic and international mountain biking events. Farah is currently working on digital identity in DCMS. 

 

Jon Cracknell

Jon is a consultant working with a variety of funders. He has managed the Goldsmith family’s philanthropy, focused on environmental issues, for more than 20 years.  He is the Trust Secretary of The Ecology Trust, a board member of the Ariadne Funders Network, and a steering committee member of the European Environmental Funders Group.  He has co-authored multiple research reports analysing environmental philanthropy, categorising more than 30,000 grants. He was centrally involved in the development of the Environmental Funders Network.

 

Thrisha Haldar

Thrisha is Lead Executive at the Alan and Babette Sainsbury Family Charitable Fund. Prior to this she was researcher and advisor to BBC Media Action, Arts Council England, the Royal Society of Public Health and to South Asian, African and refugee led organisations, across the UK and internationally. She is also a Trustee to Labour Behind the Label, which campaigns in solidarity with garment workers globally to improve working conditions.

 

Jo Kerr

Jo’s career has focused on strategy, leadership and change through a digital lens. Jo is Director of Impact and Innovation at Turn2Us, after being a freelance consultant and leadership coach. She was Assistant Director of Digital for Breast Cancer Care, Girlguiding’s first Head of Digital Communications, and Managing Director for London at Reason Digital. Jo is a Fellow of the Intersticia Foundation and Newspeak House — the London College of Political Technologists, and Chair of the Board of Trajectory Theatre.

 

Bonnie Chiu

Bonnie is Managing Director of The Social Investment Consultancy (TSIC), a global network of consultants specialised in impact measurement and social investment strategies. TSIC is currently incubating Humanity Data Systems, which leverages machine learning to improve effectiveness in humanitarian aid delivery. She is the Founder of an award-winning social enterprise which empowers marginalised women and girls through photography and digital skills.

 

 

Read our blog to find out more about Danil, Farah, Jon, Thrisha, Jo and Bonnie who joined the board in November 2020 and July 2021.