The Board

Simon Pitkeathley, Chair Simon has been CEO of the multi-award winning, public/private partnership, Camden Town Unlimited, since 2007, is CEO of Euston Town and Camden Collective, sits on the London LEP (LEAP), is a Governor at Capital City College Group. “When we think about community we rarely think that business is included.  Camden Giving’s role in bringing these communities together will be vitally important to Camden in the coming years.”

Simon Pitkeathley, Chair

Simon has been CEO of the multi-award winning, public/private partnership, Camden Town Unlimited, since 2007, is CEO of Euston Town and Camden Collective, sits on the London LEP (LEAP), is a Governor at Capital City College Group.

“When we think about community we rarely think that business is included.  Camden Giving’s role in bringing these communities together will be vitally important to Camden in the coming years.”

Clare McBride, Treasurer Clare is an experienced Corporate Sustainability Manager. She currently manages the PWC Foundation. "Camden Giving is building bridges between residents, businesses and charities in a new way that will have a major impact on a borough that I love."  

Clare McBride, Treasurer

Clare is an experienced Corporate Sustainability Manager. She currently manages the PWC Foundation.

"Camden Giving is building bridges between residents, businesses and charities in a new way that will have a major impact on a borough that I love."

 

Allan Sutherland Allan has 19 years of income generation and new business development experience, including fundraising for Victim Support, Bloodwise, Save the Children and NCT. "I believe that the model of Camden Giving can really benefit everyone involved and build a sustainable future for this great borough"

Allan Sutherland

Allan has 19 years of income generation and new business development experience, including fundraising for Victim Support, Bloodwise, Save the Children and NCT.

"I believe that the model of Camden Giving can really benefit everyone involved and build a sustainable future for this great borough"

Dominic Pinkney 'Dominic is the CEO of Volunteer Centre Camden as well as the Founder and Chair of the London Employer Supported Volunteering Network, which aims to develop his vision and passion to develop and improve how businesses can support the local community through volunteering. "Camden Giving will help bring and coordinate businesses as engaged participants in Camden communities, creating reciprocal mechanisms for businesses, local people and community organisations to work together for the good of Camden."

Dominic Pinkney

'Dominic is the CEO of Volunteer Centre Camden as well as the Founder and Chair of the London Employer Supported Volunteering Network, which aims to develop his vision and passion to develop and improve how businesses can support the local community through volunteering.

"Camden Giving will help bring and coordinate businesses as engaged participants in Camden communities, creating reciprocal mechanisms for businesses, local people and community organisations to work together for the good of Camden."

Sue Wilby Sue has worked and lived in Camden for many years and she is currently a Trustee and Chair of Voluntary Action Camden. "For me, Camden Giving is about supporting projects, activities and events that bridge the divides in Camden, helping people to understand and support each other."

Sue Wilby

Sue has worked and lived in Camden for many years and she is currently a Trustee and Chair of Voluntary Action Camden.

"For me, Camden Giving is about supporting projects, activities and events that bridge the divides in Camden, helping people to understand and support each other."

 

Advisory Group

Angela Jewell Angela is a Project Manager in the Regeneration Team at Argent and has worked at King’s Cross for over eight years, on the project currently transforming the former King’s Cross railway lands.  "By bringing together different groups within Camden; residents, charities, local community groups and businesses, I believe Camden Giving can help build an even more thriving and vibrant Camden.”  

Angela Jewell

Angela is a Project Manager in the Regeneration Team at Argent and has worked at King’s Cross for over eight years, on the project currently transforming the former King’s Cross railway lands. 

"By bringing together different groups within Camden; residents, charities, local community groups and businesses, I believe Camden Giving can help build an even more thriving and vibrant Camden.”

 

Deborah Xavier Deborah Xavier is an advisor for London Giving,  an initiative to encourage and support the development of giving schemes across London. "Camden is a vibrant and fast-changing borough rich in talent and resources and I very much look forward to seeing Camden Giving put that to work to improve the lives of its residents."

Deborah Xavier

Deborah Xavier is an advisor for London Giving,  an initiative to encourage and support the development of giving schemes across London.

"Camden is a vibrant and fast-changing borough rich in talent and resources and I very much look forward to seeing Camden Giving put that to work to improve the lives of its residents."

Gerald Oppenheim Gerald is a Camden resident with extensive experience in the funding sector.  

Gerald Oppenheim

Gerald is a Camden resident with extensive experience in the funding sector.

 

Ian Parkes Ian Parkes joined ELBA in April 2016 having previously run his own business for 15 years, and after a career in regeneration, economic development and skills. "Camden Giving is important because we have seen in other boroughs the power of what can be done when all the different elements of the community - business, public sector, third sector, individuals - come together to make an impact.

Ian Parkes

Ian Parkes joined ELBA in April 2016 having previously run his own business for 15 years, and after a career in regeneration, economic development and skills.

"Camden Giving is important because we have seen in other boroughs the power of what can be done when all the different elements of the community - business, public sector, third sector, individuals - come together to make an impact.

Jessica Gibbons Jessica is Director of Community Services for the London Borough of Camden.  At the heart of her work is enabling the building blocks for happy, healthy and safe communities across Camden. "Camden Giving creates an opportunity to build greater social action, bring together skills and resources from businesses together with the voluntary sector and our communities, to enable greater cohesion and ultimately support communities to become happier, healthier and safer."

Jessica Gibbons

Jessica is Director of Community Services for the London Borough of Camden.  At the heart of her work is enabling the building blocks for happy, healthy and safe communities across Camden.

"Camden Giving creates an opportunity to build greater social action, bring together skills and resources from businesses together with the voluntary sector and our communities, to enable greater cohesion and ultimately support communities to become happier, healthier and safer."

Jonathan Simpson Jonathan is the Labour Councillor for Kings Cross and the Council Member for Safety and the Voluntary Sector. 

Jonathan Simpson

Jonathan is the Labour Councillor for Kings Cross and the Council Member for Safety and the Voluntary Sector. 

 

Staff

Natasha Friend, Director Natasha joined Camden Giving in April 2017, she has worked in the corporate and voluntary sectors. "We understand that the way to make Camden a fairer place for everyone is to bring together communities, businesses, Camden Council and charities to create a society that works for everyone."

Natasha Friend, Director

Natasha joined Camden Giving in April 2017, she has worked in the corporate and voluntary sectors.

"We understand that the way to make Camden a fairer place for everyone is to bring together communities, businesses, Camden Council and charities to create a society that works for everyone."

 
Danielle Green, Assistant Director Danielle previously lived in Camden and during her time working in both the business and voluntary sectors, has supported a range of projects in the borough. "Camden Giving will provide a platform to tackle issues head on  by generating meaningful and sustainable connections across the borough. Together, we can make Camden a more socially inclusive place to live and work!"

Danielle Green, Assistant Director

Danielle previously lived in Camden and during her time working in both the business and voluntary sectors, has supported a range of projects in the borough.

"Camden Giving will provide a platform to tackle issues head on  by generating meaningful and sustainable connections across the borough. Together, we can make Camden a more socially inclusive place to live and work!"

 
Helina Tadesse, Apprentice Grants Co-coordinator Helina attended Camden School For Girls and through her apprenticeship is studying for a level 3 in Business and Administration.  "I have been living in Camden since I was 8 years old and I love the diversity and the fact that everyone can be comfortable in their own skin."

Helina Tadesse, Apprentice Grants Co-coordinator

Helina attended Camden School For Girls and through her apprenticeship is studying for a level 3 in Business and Administration. 

"I have been living in Camden since I was 8 years old and I love the diversity and the fact that everyone can be comfortable in their own skin."