Meet the team

Meet the team and Board of Trustees at 360Giving

Meet the team

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The team

Tania Cohen, MBE

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.

 

Tracey Gyating

Deputy Chief Executive

Tracey leads 360Giving’s data analysis projects, analytical services and supports the delivery of our strategy and operations. Tracey is a quantitative social researcher and specialises in the access, collection, and responsible management of quantitative data to inform decision-making. She previously worked at The Legal Education Foundation, DataKind UK, and New Philanthropy Capital. 

 

Katherine Duerden

Head of Support & Services

Katherine is responsible for 360Giving’s support and services to grantmakers and civil society organisations. She manages 360Giving’s programmes and services, the Helpdesk support function, and the guidance and tools that help funders publish their grant data openly using the 360Giving Data Standard. She is the staff representative on the Stewardship Committee, which oversees the maintenance of the Standard. Prior to joining 360Giving, Katherine worked for seven years for the Association of Charitable Foundations and has also worked for cancer research fundraising and carers support charities.

 

Marion Galley

Product Manager

Marion leads on the development and maintenance of the 360Giving Data Standard and tools including GrantNav, engaging users of the data and the standard itself, and prioritising the roadmap to best meet their needs. 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.

Anam Baig

Data Support Lead

Anam carries out data analysis and research, alongside the Analysis Lead. They also deliver training and support to publishers and grantmakers, to assist with publishing their data using the 360Giving Data Standard. Anam previously worked for the House of Commons, and has also worked with various government departments, and public sector organisations such as Tate, Waverley Borough Council and Royal Hospital Chelsea.

 

Kerry Smith

Helpdesk Officer

Kerry provides support and guidance to enable funders to publish high quality open grants data using the 360Giving Data Standard. She has most recently worked in CRM support and development in Higher Education fundraising but has been helping users get the most out of their IT systems for a number of years.

 

Torr Robinson

Comms & Engagement Assistant

Torr supports the communication of 360Giving’s work and our engagement with external organisations and individuals, expressing the power of open data to transform grant-making through media, workshops and more. Prior to joining 360Giving, Torr worked in campaigns and communications with funders, NGOs and volunteer groups focused on human rights, social justice and transparency.

 

David Kane

Analysis Lead (Consultant)

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.

Board of Trustees

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

Fozia Irfan, OBE

Chair

Fozia is BBC Children in Need’s Director of Children and Impact and Influence. Prior to joining BBC Children in Need, Fozia was Chief Executive of the Bedfordshire and Luton Community Foundation. Fozia has previously been a Trustee of the Association of Charitable Foundations and she established the national Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Coalition of foundations. Fozia is a Winston Churchill Fellow and a Visiting Lecturer at Bayes Business School on the Charities Management/ Philanthropy Masters.

Lucy Palfreyman

Treasurer 

Lucy has been the Chief Operating Officer at the Paul Hamlyn Foundation since 2008 and is a former Trustee of the Association of Charitable Foundations. She previously worked in finance roles for Church Urban Fund and the Institute of Education, University of London. Lucy is a member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, holds the Institute of Chartered Accountant’s Diploma in Charity Accountancy and is a qualified coach.

 

Adam Lopardo

Adam is the Director of Community Relations at the Community Foundation serving Tyne & Wear and Northumberland and has been at the organisation since 2004. Adam has held trustee roles with New Writing North, AV Festival and Tech for Life and been an advisor to White Box Projects and Northumberlandia.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Founder

Fran Perrin OBE

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.

Read our blog to find out more about Danil, Thrisha, Jo and who joined the board in November 2020 and July 2021, or to find out more about our Chair of Trustees Fozia Irfan.