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Our Team

Board Members

Sir Stuart Etherington

Role: Chair of the Board and on the Governance Group and Nominations and Remuneration Committee and  - read more about Sir Stuart

Nicola Pollock

Role: Senior Independent Director, Quadrennial Review Lead and Governance Review Group
read more about Nicola

Stephen Howard

Role: Nominations and Remuneration 

Committee Chair and Quadrennial Review Team - read more about Stephen

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Ian Hughes
(NLCF Appointee)

Role: Governance Review Group - read more about Ian

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Jo Fox 
(Government Appointee)

Role: Nominations and Remuneration Committee - read more about Jo

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Helen England

Role: Link Director for the Youth Futures Foundation - read more about Helen

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Kevin Davis

Role: Link Director for Access - read more about Kevin

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Andrew Rose

Role: Link Director for Fair4All Finance - read more about Andrew

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Clara Barby

Role: Link Director for Big Society Capital - read more about Clara

Alastair Ballantyne

Chief Executive Officer

Alastair is currently the only employee of the Oversight Trust and he acts as Chief OperatingExecutive Officer and Company Secretary.


The role is to be responsible for maintaining ongoing relationships with the Operating Companies, making arrangements around the Oversight Trust's oversight activities and all other administration of the Company including ensuring compliance with reporting requirements, producing the consolidated group annual report and recording the minutes of Board meetings. - read more about Alastair

Other Support
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Sophie Kelly

Role: Virtual Assistant to Alastair Ballantyne.

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Arman Alan Ali

Role: Communications Advisor - Alan is an award-winning freelance who combines extensive experience of the charitable and public sectors. His clients have included the Mayor of London, several London boroughs, as well as charities such as the London Emergencies Trust, the Camden Society, the Migrants’ Rights Network, the AIRE Centre, the Latin American Women’s Rights Service, Plan UK, the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, and Women for Women International.

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