Guy Stallard

Guy is Head of Facilities at KPMG. Facilities at KPMG consists of three specialist functions supporting 11,000 partners and staff – Property, Workplace Services and Business Continuity, Safety and Security. Guy heads up these teams, managing 22 offices.

Donald Hirsch

Donald has spent thirty years analysing social policy in the UK and internationally – as a journalist, consultant to public organisations and charities, and an academic.

Jane Wills

Jane has researched the living wage since the launch of the campaign in 2001 and has wider interests in labour, community organising and localism. Recent publications include Global Cities at Work: New migrant divisions of labour (Pluto, 1999). Her website documents the impact of the living wage.

Neil Jameson

Neil Jameson has been Executive Director of Citizens UK for the last 24 years and Lead Organiser with London Citizens for the last 18 years. As such, he and his colleague Organisers are now driving the UK’s largest and most diverse Community Organising training institute, professional Guild of Organisers and a growing network of broad-based Citizens alliances in London, Nottingham, Milton Keynes, Birmingham and Cardiff.

Matt Sparkes

Matt's first stint in Corporate Responsibility was with Barclays where he delivered the bank's community affairs programme in the West Midlands before taking a role leading all national sponsorships and volunteering. This included devising and developing the award-winning Barclays Spaces for Sports, still the UK's largest ever community sports sponsorship. Looking to get a view from the other side, he moved to regeneration charity Groundwork in 2005 where he was responsible for setting up a new branch in Corby: Groundwork North Northamptonshire.

Paul Regan

Paul Regan is a Methodist Minister based in Newham where he has lived since 1972. He is chair of the Social Responsibility Commission of the Methodist London District. He was Director of the Renewal Programme from 1977 to 1994. He then became Chief Executive of Aston-Mansfield – a merger of two Victorian charities - until his retirement in 2005. He has an interest in social enterprise and has set up several charities including Landmark Training which he has chaired since 1981 and Conflict and Change established in 1984 – the first community based mediation service in the UK.

Professor Peter McOwan

Peter McOwan is currently Vice Principle a for external partnerships and public engagement and Professor of Computer Science in the School of Electronic Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary, University of London. His research interests are in visual perception, mathematical models for visual processing, in particular motion, cognitive science and biologically inspired hardware and software. He has authored more than 100 papers in these areas.

Stuart Wright - Chair

Stuart joined Aviva in 2001 and has held a number of roles all associated with operations and delivery of services, including property and facilities and document management. His current role includes all operational property and facilities activity across the Aviva Group including property acquisitions and disposals and all aspects of facilities management. Stuart has worked closely with a number of service providers and brings a strong operational experience of the way in which these can be managed for mutual benefit.

Paul Sellers

Paul Sellers is the TUC’s Pay Policy Officer. He has been involved in the Living Wage campaign since its early days. Paul’s other responsibilities include leading on the National Minimum Wage, holiday pay and working time issues. The TUC has adopted the Living Wage as a key target in its campaigning work. 

Caroline Reilly

Caroline joined the Foundation in February 2013 and has a background in Project Management, HR, Operations & Communications. She holds a Joint Honours BA in English Literature, Language & Irish Studies from The University of Liverpool. Caroline has worked for PwC within various UK wide HR teams and Deloitte where she created and delivered bespoke Tax compliance software to global corporations. During a working holiday visa year, she managed asylum seeker & refugee cases nationally for the Red Cross Australia.

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