Meet the team – Vision Foundation

Executive Directors

Keith Valentine

Chief Executive

Phil Beaven

Director of Retail

Ranjeet Kharé BEM

Director of Development

Olly Minton

Chief Financial Officer

Ellie Southwood MBE

Director of Social Impact


Pauline Bailey

Supporter Care Officer

John Claxton


Matt Coleman

Corporate Partnerships Senior Manager

Mary-Anne Donovan

Major Donor Manager

Becky Hopwood

Trusts and Fundraising Manager

Joanne Kelly

Events and Community Fundraising Manager

Ruth Matthews

Community and Events Officer

Olivia McDonald

Partnerships Officer

Francesca Revell

Senior Individual Giving Manager

Monica Smith

Philanthropy Manager

Rebecca Clarke

Deputy Director of Development (currently on Maternity Leave)


Sarah Kidner

Head of Communications and External Affairs

Kim Creus

Marketing and Communications Manager

Louis Hendry

Communications Assistant

Josie Robson

Marketing and Communications Manager

Shakirat Ojo-Oniyun

Digital Content Manager

Social Impact

Kerry Firth

Grants Manager

Research and Innovation

Sean Fox

Acting Head of Research

Joanne Hawkins

Grants Assistant

Steven Smith

Grants Manager

Rosie Sturt

Senior Research Officer

Finance and Resources

Russ Gill

Head of Operations and Change

Murat Ismail

Senior Public Fundraising Manager

Xhovana Kodra

HR and Operations Manager

Meryam Drouazi

HR Officer

Elnaz Faghihi

Finance Manager (currently on maternity leave)

Stephanie Brink

Finance Manager (maternity cover)

Cheryl Lee

HR and Operations Manager

Anita Lamont

Database and Project Manager

Jess Malcom

Executive Assistant and Administrator

Sam Mamphey

Finance Manager

Jessica Norfolk

Finance Officer

Gerry Radjen

Finance Officer