We are organised in four teams – Casework; Finance and Procurement (including the levy and registration); Policy; and Secretariat and Corporate Services (including the FPS).
Gerald Oppenheim, Chief Executive
Before being appointed chief executive, Gerald was our Head of policy and communications. He was previously director of policy and partnerships at the Big Lottery Fund and has been a freelancer working with charities, trusts and foundations on a wide range of policy projects.
Gerald is a trustee and chair of the London Emergencies Trust. He is also a trustee and deputy chair of the National Emergencies Trust and an independent trustee and board member of the Armed Forces Covenant Trust.
Nick Allaway, Head of Finance and Procurement
Daisy Houghton, Head of Secretariat and Corporate Services
Prior to that she worked in grant-making at the Big Lottery Fund. Her first job was as a fundraiser for a mental health charity.
Catherine Orr, Head of Casework
Before joining our team, Catherine spent five years at the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman. She began her career working as a local authority social worker.
Priya Warner, Head of Policy
Before joining our team, Priya spent most of her career in pharmacy regulation including eight years at the General Pharmaceutical Council. Priya also volunteers at a local charity.