Kirsty McNeill (Chair)

Save the Children

Kirsty is Executive Director for Policy, Advocacy and Campaigns at Save the Children. 

Previously, she founded a consultancy to advise leading social purpose organisations, worked as a special adviser in Number 10, and led on policy and influencing in Europe for DATA. Kirsty has also been on the board of Make Poverty History and managed the Stop AIDS Campaign. 

Catherine McDonald


Catherine is Executive Director of Operations and Strategy at WWF-UK and also a trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee at a large hospice. Before that she spent several years in the NHS, supporting hospital trusts and healthcare systems that had operational, financial, quality and governance challenges.  Earlier in her career she qualified as a chartered accountant and spent a few years as a management consultant.

Nick Lowles

HOPE not hate

Nick Lowles is chief executive of HOPE not hate, the UK's largest anti-racism and anti-extremism movement. He was the former editor of anti-fascist magazine Searchlight.

Nikki Williams

The Wildlife Trusts

Nikki is the Director for Campaigning and Communities for The Wildlife Trusts. Her specialisms cover campaigning to influence policy at national and local level, community empowerment, and youth-led organisational development. She passionately believes that communities being in control of their own spaces helps create a healthier, happier society for all. Her background as an artist means she brings creativity to support others in experiencing nature and how it improves the quality of our lives.

Naimah Hassan

Global Media Campaign

Naimah co-founded the Global Media Campaign and Africa Women Rights Advocates. Both organisations centre women-led movements and sustainable change. She is an award winning campaigner, disruptor, and policy shifter. For the past 15 years, she has worked to support community-led initiatives, innovations, strategies, and education. Being the change she wants to see is part of her DNA.  She is an international trainer, and speaker on different stages, including TED (2019).