People

Meet the team and Board of Trustees at 360Giving

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

Support & Engagement 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.

 

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 Administration Assistant

Katie supports the delivery of 360Giving’s communications and content strategy, and organisational operations, working closely with Anna and Tania. Before 360Giving she delivered LSE’s Sustainability communications and engagement strategy. She’s also worked with Future Foundations and is an active volunteer and Trustee for the charity Tz Rising which enables disadvantaged girls in Tanzania to complete education. Outside of work she enjoys getting outdoors, keeping active and meditation.

 

Helen Mason-Belshaw

Finance & Operations Manager

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.

 

 

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.

 

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.