ROYAL VOLUNTARY SERVICE - Key Persons


ALISON MARGARET FIELDING

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

ANDREW JOHN MOYS

Job Titles:
  • CHIEF COMMUNICATIONS AND MARKETING OFFIC
  • Director

Catherine Johnstone - CEO

Job Titles:
  • Chief Executive
  • Member of the Leadership Team
  • Job Title / Chief Executive

Catherine Nightingale

Job Titles:
  • Head of Governance
Catherine is Head of Governance and a qualified solicitor who joined the charity in 2013 after working in private practice for 15 years as a charity and commercial property lawyer. She works closely with the charity's Board of Trustees, their committees and the Chief Executive's Office and also liaises with the charity's regulators. Catherine is a Trustee of Arts Active Trust a local charity that supports education, community and audience engagement projects in Wales.

CHARLOTTE EMILY LAMBKIN

Job Titles:
  • COMMUNCIATIONS DIRECTOR
  • Director

Charlotte Lambkin

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
  • Specialist
Charlotte joined the Board of Trustees in November 2018 and sits on the charity's People and Remuneration Committee. Charlotte is a specialist in communications and issues management having spent 25 years working first in agency and then the last 15 years for large corporations, running the global corporate affairs function and sitting on the Executive Committee of both BAE Systems and Diageo. She is a non-executive Director at Intertrust plc and sits on the UK Advisory Board of Edelman Communications.

Chris Hoult

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Team
  • Interim Director of Finance
Chris joined the charity in June 2019 as Interim Director of Finance. Chris is an experienced finance professional who has worked as a finance director in the agriculture sector, publishing & new media and healthcare in the south west as well as continental Europe. His board level responsibilities have also included IT, procurement, estates & facilities and strategy. In his spare time, Chris volunteers as the Chair of The Friends of Aylesbeare Church.

DAVID ANTHONY ROSE - CEO

Job Titles:
  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE
  • Director

David Rose

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
David Rose became a trustee in March 2018. David has had senior experience at CEO level in three NHS hospital trusts, and more recently, as CEO of Dr Foster, delivering digital services to help improve care. He is also a member of two NHS Advisory Panels and his policy experience and knowledge of the NHS will be of great assistance to the charity. David is a member of the Audit and Risk Committee.

Dr Alison Fielding

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
  • Trustee and Chair of Investment & Finance Committee
Dr Alison Fielding became a trustee in January 2016. She is an experienced entrepreneur; creating, building and investing in high-growth companies. Her career has spanned scientific research at Zeneca, strategy consultancy at McKinsey and business building at IP Group plc. She coaches CEOs, as well as acting as NED on high-growth businesses.

Fiona Longhurst

Job Titles:
  • Director of Communications, Marketing and Fundraising

Fiona Malcolm

Job Titles:
  • Director of Change and Transformation
Fiona joined Royal Voluntary Service in June 2019 as Director of Change and Transformation, having spent over five years at Samaritans as Deputy Chief Executive with responsibility for Operations and Service Support for most of that time, latterly taking over the Strategic Partnership portfolio. Fiona has held executive positions in both the private and not for profit sectors, moving into the charity sector in 2011. During her time at Samaritans she held responsibility for the delivery of significant suicide prevention programmes with Network Rail, HM Prison and Probation Service and the MOD. She also led a number of complex project implementations across the network of branches in the UK and Ireland, ranging from telephony and technology projects to new operational policies, at all times working closely with volunteers, an aspect of her work she particularly enjoys.

Ian Cranna

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
Ian Cranna became a trustee in March 2018. Ian joins from a retail background with his most recent position being at Starbucks where he developed innovative customer and brand strategies. He has held previous roles at Habitat UK and Calvin Klein and his knowledge of the retail sector is a support for our hospital based retail activities. Ian sits on the Investment and Finance Committee.

IAN PETER CRANNA - CMO

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • MARKETING DIRECTOR

JOHN CLARK - Secretary

Job Titles:
  • Company Secretary

JOSEPHINE SARAH SWINHOE

Job Titles:
  • COMPANY DIRECTOR

Josephine Swinhoe

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
Josephine Swinhoe has 20 years of experience in fundraising, marketing and volunteering with notable roles at NSPCC and the Alzheimer's Society. She is currently Director of Income Generation for the NSPCC. Josephine joined the Board of Trustees in January 2017 and her fundraising, marketing and the volunteer led approach which she championed in her fundraising career will provide valuable insight as Royal Voluntary Service continues to seek new funding sources for its essential services. Josephine is a member of the charity's Investment and Finance Committee and Fundraising Advisory Group. Josephine is an award winning Chartered Director, Fellow of the Institute of Fundraising and Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Directors

MARTIN FRANK SMITH

Job Titles:
  • Director
  • LOCAL AUTHORITY CHIEF EXECUTIVE

Martin Smith

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee and Chair of Audit & Risk Committee

Mike Bury

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
Mike Bury joined the Board of Trustees in April 2019 and sits on the charity's Audit and Risk Committee. Mike is both a Chartered Accountant and a Chartered Treasurer and has held senior management roles as Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive and Chairman within banking insurance and investment companies. In addition to finance experience he brings with him experience gained heading up IT, risk management and financial advisory functions of large financial services businesses. After 30 years working in regulated financial services firms, Mike decided to retire from executive roles to concentrate on non-executive and voluntary work. He is a non-executive director of a mutual healthcare insurer. As part of his voluntary work he trains and mentors young people who are setting up their own businesses as part of The Princes Trust.

Rebecca Kennelly

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Leadership Team
  • Director of Volunteering
  • Is Director of Volunteering
Rebecca is Director of Volunteering and joined the charity in 2015 from a Chief Executive role at Basingstoke Voluntary Service. She has spent her career striving to build strong and resilient communities and is committed to supporting and working with volunteers. Rebecca oversees the charity's volunteer experience and has operational responsibility for all the charity's volunteer-led activities. In her spare time Rebecca volunteers and sits as Trustee for Hampshire & Isle of Wight Community Foundation which she has done for eight years as well as volunteering for other local community and charity activities.

RICHARD CECIL GREENHALGH

Job Titles:
  • DIRECTOR

Sam Ward

Job Titles:
  • Deputy CEO
  • Director
  • Director of Services
  • Member of the Leadership Team
Sam is Director of Services/Deputy CEO and is the longest serving member of the Leadership Team having joined the charity more than 15 years ago. She is also responsible for delivery of three of the charity's vital commissioned programmes; Supporting you at home, Supporting Healthy and Happy Lives and Supporting your recovery and our retail portfolio. Her role also includes oversight of the charity's Services Welfare activities, a legacy service which provides much needed help to young personnel in the UK's Armed Forces. Sam has recently successfully completed several 10k running challenges for the charity and is an active member of her local WI group.

SOPHIE ELIZABETH LIVINGSTONE - CEO

Job Titles:
  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE
  • Director

Sophie Livingstone

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee
  • Managing Director at Trustees Unlimited
Sophie is currently Managing Director at Trustees Unlimited. Her previous role was Chief Executive of City Year UK which challenges young adults to tackle inequality by giving a year's service to a school, a concept Sophie introduced to the UK from the US. As co-founder of Generation Change, Sophie also works to increase the quantity and quality of social action taken by young people in the UK. Originally from a public affairs background Sophie's experience combines strategic and executive experience with volunteer involvement. Sophie joined the charity at the start of 2016 and is a member of the charity's People and Remuneration Committee.

Stephen Dunmore

Job Titles:
  • Chairman of the Board of Trustees
Stephen Dunmore OBE joined Royal Voluntary Service as Chair of its Board of Trustees on 19 September 2019. His executive career spans the charity as well as government sectors with past roles including Chief Executive of the Big Lottery Fund and the Fundraising Regulator and Chair of Capacity Builders. He is also Chair of the Grant-making Committee for The Prince's Countryside Fund and Council Member and Treasurer of the Society of Antiquaries, which he combines with his role at Royal Voluntary Service. "It's a particular privilege to join a charity with such a rich history in voluntary service and one that is so relevant and needed today. I'm passionate about volunteering and believe the work the charity does to support the NHS and older people in the community is vital, particularly given the current pressure on public services."

TRACEY JULIE MCNEILL - CEO

Job Titles:
  • CHIEF EXECUTIVE
  • Director

Tracey McNeill

Job Titles:
  • Member of the Board of Trustees
  • Trustee and Chair of People & Remuneration Committee