Career Summary

(for fuller details of each post, see my CV)

PPP Foundation (renamed The Health Foundation 2003)

Chief Executive (1998-2001) – setting up a new charity, with an endowment of £540 million, to make grants annually of £20 million to support healthcare and public health projects.

The Baring Foundation

Director (1992-1998) – managing a grant making trust supporting work (£16 million in 1994) across the charitable sector, including education, welfare, health, the environment and the arts; and rebuilding the Foundation after the loss of its main source of income in 1995, while also securing contracts to assist the start-up of other grant makers, such as Bridge House Estates (now renamed as The City Bridge Trust).

Housing Associations Charitable Trust

Director (1988-1991)

Stonham Housing Association

Housing Services Manager (1984-1988)

Self-employed Consultancy

(1982-1984) – contracts with NCVO, CCETSW, the Local Government Association among others


Assistant Director (initially Assistant Training Organiser) (1972-1982)

London Borough of Lambeth

Social Worker (Unqualified) (1970-1972)

Northorpe Hall, Mirfield

Assistant Director (1968-1970)