Graham Clempson, Chair
Graham Clempson is European managing partner of MidOcean Partners a transatlantic private equity firm.
Sam Berwick, Chair of Foundation Board
Sam is the former chief executive of Mizuho International and a founding partner of the alternative investment management firm Caliburn Capital.
Geeta Gopalan, Chair of Governance Committee
Geeta has worked in banking for 20 years, initially with Citigroup and latterly with HBOS plc, across corporate, commercial and retail banking. She has a track record in restructuring businesses as well as private equity investment and trade sale. Geeta also works privately as a consultant to the financial services industry. Her current focus is in the voluntary and social enterprise sectors. In addition to her work for Pilotlight, she sits on the England Executive Committee of the Big Lottery Fund, the largest non-governmental funding body for the voluntary sector.
Paul Murray, Chair of Finance Committee
Paul has 30 years' experience in energy, media and technology industries. He is a portfolio non-executive director, and chairs the audit committees at Royal Mail and Qinetiq plc.
Scott Greenhalgh, Chair of Evaluation Committee
Scott serves on a number of private company boards and is on the England Committee of the Big Lottery Fund. He was previously in private equity and investment banking.
Graeme retired in late 2007 following 15 years as chief executive officer of the international food manufacturing company Devro plc. He is currently involved with a number of organisations in the voluntary sector and is also active in the private equity sector. Graeme served as an officer in the Royal Naval Reserve for over 20 years. His interests are wide and varied but with a particular emphasis on sailing, golf, music and travel.
Kevin is a managing partner at OBMC LLP, an alternative asset advisory and corporate finance business. His background is in turnarounds and finance. Kevin’s hands-on charitable experience includes working in Rwanda during the war in 1994, building an orphanage founded on sustainable agricultural principles.
The Hon. John W. B. Butterworth
John Butterworth's background has primarily been in merchant banking for the last 30 years.
Jane French is a Managing Director at Citigroup, currently working in the Global Family Office, part of Citi Private Bank.
Finn has worked in investment banking and private equity for many years, specialising in financial restructuring and strategic change management.
Philip has worked in retail financial services for more than 20 years, in both established businesses and leading entrepreneurial start-ups. He is currently proposition and marketing director for Openwork, one of the UK’s largest financial advice firms.
Garret Turley was the founder director of Pet Doctors, one of the UK's largest veterinary services providers. He is currently a partner at Bridges Ventures.