Dr Philippa Lloyd

Philippa Lloyd is a physicist by background with a PhD in atmospheric physics. Whilst working in Government, she held a variety of policy and corporate roles and has acted as Principal Private Secretary to three Secretaries of State.

Jatin Patel

Jatin joined KPMG in 2017 to help drive the firm’s social mobility strategy. Since then, Jatin has overseen the launch of KPMG Fairer Futures campaign, and helped the business finish in the top two of the Social Mobility Employer Index three years running. Today, he works as a policy and advocacy lead within the firm’s Inclusion, Diversity and Social Equality team. Jatin previously led policy and campaigns for Impetus – a charity dedicated to improving education and employment outcomes for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds. He is also a trustee for Action Tutoring.

Sara Hopkins

Sarah joined Cynnal Cymru – Sustain Wales in January 2020. Cynnal Cymru is the leading independent sustainable development charity in Wales and the accrediting body for the Living Wage in Wales. 

Matthew Bolton

Matthew Bolton has pioneered community organising as a force for social change and democratic renewal. With 15 years experience as an Organiser and now Director at Citizens UK, he has helped build a nation-wide alliance of tens of thousands of active citizens and trained community leaders. Matthew was the lead Organiser for the UK Living Wage campaign, which has now accredited nearly 5,000 Living Wage Employers and won over £800m for low-paid workers.

Patrick Spencer

Patrick is Head of Work and Welfare Unit at the CSJ focusing on productivity, economic growth, skills and employment. He has a BA in Politics from the University of Leeds and a Masters in Public Policy from Georgetown University in Washington DC. Prior to joining the CSJ he worked for 4 years in the financial services and public affairs industry.

Clare Kearney

With over 20 years reward and recognition experience gained from working across multiple industry sectors, Clare has built significant expertise in designing effective and affordable reward strategies, aligned to the strategic direction of the business.  Clare first came across Everton during her time at PwC whilst working with the Club to implement strong reward foundations.  Gaining the opportunity to work permanently for the Club has been a fantastic opportunity to continue to shape a holistic reward and recognition strategy under the vision of the Club’s People Director, Kim Healey.  Wi

Ben Johnson

Ben advises the Mayor of London on matters relating to business, science and technology, growth and economic fairness. In this role Ben chairs the Greater London Authority’s steering group on economic fairness, and works with the Mayor, Deputy Mayors and senior GLA officials to develop and implement policies to promote fair pay, good working conditions, financial inclusion and opportunity.

Kim Healey

Kim Healey joined Everton as Head of Human Resources in 2015, having had more than 15 years’ experience of leading HR functions at Wigan Athletic and Blackburn Rovers. She played an integral role in Everton entering The Sunday Times 100 Best Companies to Work For list for the first time in February 2018. Kim was promoted to the position of People Director in June 2018. The creation of this position is recognition, that to be successful, we need to attract and retain the best talent on and off the pitch.

Kirsty Davies-Warner

Kirsty joined Oxfam in 2014 as Head of Wales. In this role she lead Oxfam's Cymru's programme, policy and advocacy, delivering an integrated programme seeking to address and challenge the injustice of poverty. During this time, Kirsty also Chaired the Disasters Emergency Committee in Wales. In 2018 Kirsty was promoted to be the Head of UK Programme at Oxfam, overseeing the UK wide programme which includes domestic as well as international advocacy and Global Citizenship Education.

Carin Hammer Blakbrough

Carin was born in 1975 in Sweden, but she has lived more than half of her life abroad; in France as well as in Switzerland (Geneva and Zurich) and now in the UK. She is married and has a nine year old son.

Prior to her career in HR, she worked at the United Nations, in Asset Management as well as in a Hedge Fund. She has a Master in Economics as well as an MAS in HRM & Career Management from the University of Geneva.