The Foundation has been able to assemble a distinguished board who will bring credibility and provide expertise across a number of important areas:
- Expertise in strategy-setting and business planning
- Voluntary sector experience, contacts and insights
- Best practice in grantmaking
- Experience as trustees for other organisations
Fiona Dawe CBE FRSA
Fiona has worked in a wide variety of voluntary sector organisations over the last thirty years, eleven of which as Chief Executive of YouthNet, the UK’s first not-for-profit dot.com. Youthnet runs TheSite.org, the award-winning guide to life for 16- to 25-year-olds and, until the end of 2013, the National Volunteering Database, called Do-it.
During the course of her career, she has served on a wide variety of boards and advisory groups and is currently a trustee of Windsor Leadership and the Technology Trust. She is an adviser to the Paul Hamlyn Foundation Social Justice Committee and a committee member of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. She also chairs the School for CEOs' Foundation.
She won the CBE for services to volunteering in the New Year's Honours List 2012 and the OBE for services to the voluntary sector in 2003 and was also the winner of Charity Times Outstanding Individual Achievement Award 2010.
Dr Anthony White MBE
Dr. Anthony White has worked in the utility and finance sectors since leaving Oxford University with a Doctorate in Physics in 1977. His professional interests include the valuation of generating assets in liberalized power markets, the evolution of energy markets in a carbon constrained world and the development of network regulation.
He left Climate Change Capital, a bank he and four others established in 2003, but continues to provide advice to them, and others, through his company BW Energy Limited. He is a Non-Executive Director of the Crown Estate, Green Energy Options and 2OC. He is also a member of the British Government’s Nuclear Liabilities Financing Assurance Board.
He also sits on the Advisory Boards of the Energy Institute and Sussex University’s Energy Group. He is a Trustee of the Ecofin Foundation and was awarded an MBE in 2004 for services to UK energy policy.
Ed Kamm is responsible for the overall customer experience at First Utility, the UK’s fastest growing independent energy supplier, bringing disruption and fresh thinking to the energy industry.
He joined First Utility in 2012. Ed has a strong and diverse background across eCommerce, customer experience, marketing, operations, and finance. Prior to First Utility, he was President at lastminute.com where he focused the organisation on its core proposition, markets and products whilst outsourcing non-core activities. Before that Ed was Chief Financial Officer and General Manager of Sales and Customer Care at Travelocity, where he helped drive the business turnaround and launched its Travelocity Guarantee programme.
He started his career in the US, moving to the UK in 2005 as a result of the Travelocity and lastminute.com merger.