Our People

When people donate money to the Foundation they trust that we will spend it wisely. That trust brings huge responsibility and we take it very seriously.

You are in safe hands with our team who are full of enthusiasm, energy and are 100% focused on delivering our vision for Leeds.

Meet our Staff Team

  • Kate Hainsworth (Chief Executive)
  • Pip Goff (Grants and Programmes Director)
  • Karen Devonport (Finance Director)
  • Rosie Robinson Boardman (Grants Manager)
  • Carlos Chavez (Grants Manager)
  • Katharine Greathead (Grants Officer)
  • Amberzine McCracken (Grants Officer)
  • Jess Helyer (Grants and Finance Assistant)
  • Erin Fuller (Grants Team Administrator)
  • Matthew Roberts (Head of Business Development)
  • Rachel Evans (Development Officer)
  • Kirsty McKinnon (Head of Relationships)
  • Lily Ackroyd-Willoughby (Development & Marketing Assistant)
  • Sarah Millett (Finance Manager)
  • Simone Ivatts (Executive Assistant)
  • Theo Sheridan (Development Officer)

Meet our Trustees

  • Rachel Hannan (Chair)
  • Nick Lane-Fox (Deputy Chair)
  • Mike Jackson (Treasurer)
  • Helen Thomson
  • Jonathan Morgan
  • Nathan Lane
  • Roohi Collins
  • Mark Emerton
  • Pat McGeever
  • John McGhee
  • Craig Burton
  • Lorraine Hallam