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.

 

David Kane

Product Lead

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.

 

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.

 

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. In his free time, Tom is a keen runner and he is running the 2020 London Marathon.

 

Katie Rees

Communications and Engagement Assistant

Katie supports the delivery of 360Giving’s communications and content strategy, and overseas 360Giving’s Data Champions programme and external events. Before 360Giving she delivered LSE’s Sustainability communications and engagement strategy and worked on youth programme as a facilitator and course director. She is a Trustee for the education charity, Tz Rising and outside of work enjoys getting outdoors, being creative, movement and meditation.

 

 

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 named by Spears UK as Philanthropist of the Year in 2012.

 

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.

 

Anna de Pulford

Anna 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 Salesforce.com grants management app used free-of-charge by over 50 grantmaking charities.

 

Manny Hothi

Manny is Director of Policy at Trust for London. Previously 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.

 

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. In her spare time she enjoys mountain biking and exploring the British countryside on foot.

 

Dr Danil Mikhailov

Danil is the Executive Director of data.org. He has 20+ years experience setting up start-ups and leading work across diverse sectors, investigating and innovating where technology, culture, and society converge. Danil was previously founder and director of the Wellcome Data Labs. He’s co-founded the Data for Science and Health Priority Area, the Research on Research Institute, and founded and chaired the Digital Strategy Forum for Science, Art, and Culture in the UK. Danil holds a Ph.D. in Sociology and Communications from the University of Brunel and has studied the impacts of technological change, including the rise of AI on our society.

 
 

Jon Cracknell

Jon 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.

 

 

We are delighted to be welcoming three new trustees onto our board in July 2021. Read our blog to find out more about them and why they are excited to be joining 360Giving.