meet our trustees
Trustee and Treasurer
Wayne is a qualified chartered accountant, with a long career as a senior finance professional, building that career in both the private and public sectors over the past 15 years. Having commenced his career with two social enterprise charities in south London, Wayne went on to work for Sodexo justice, Virgin Group, Mitie, NATS, HMRC, MOJ, and Interserve. In 2014, Wayne re-entered the charity sector, joining Catch22 as their Commercial Director. Wayne has stayed in the charity sector, most recently as COO at The Prince’s Trust, where he joined from Parkinson’s UK. Wayne is passionate about seeing young people succeed, particularly those with a challenging background, and being part of their journey to help them fulfill their potential. Outside of work, Wayne has mentored young entrepreneurs, including one who went on to become a stylist for the Jamaican Olympic team. He has also run inner-city youth groups, community football teams and set up a youth night club event in South London.
Sarah has worked across the health and care sector spanning regulation, government, parliament, research, consultancy, commissioning, and delivery. She is currently the Director of Policy & Strategy at the Care Quality Commission. She was previously a Fellow in Health at IPPR, Political Adviser to the Shadow Health Secretary, and Private Secretary to the Health Secretary.
Sarah has always had a strong interest in mental health. Her work in Government included managing the national roll-out of new psychological therapy services (IAPT), and she has also worked to deliver the training course Mental Health First Aid.
Sarah holds a Masters degree in Social Policy from the London School of Economics and a BSc in Psychology from Sussex University. She was part of the 2012 Obama Fellowship Programme.
Following her MSc in geography at Cambridge, Lucy’s career led from investment banking in Asia and NYC to ESG research for global institutional investors. Most recently she has worked with hedge funds and a family office in London, alongside investing in various social enterprises. Lucy has senior-level experience in operations, communications and strategy in entities ranging from scrappy start-ups to global investment managers. She is most happy with strategic brand building and has enjoyed plenty of high-level experience with regulatory compliance, boards, charitable foundations, ESG and sustainability. Currently studying for her second MSc at Imperial College in Climate Change Finance and Management, Lucy spends her free time offering support to exceptional leaders in non-profits, freeing them to focus on mission, strategy and partnership development.