Kristina Glenn – Director – 020 7288 6943

As Director of Cripplegate Foundation, Kristina oversees all the work of the Foundation and of Islington Giving. Kristina has worked within the voluntary sector for over 25 years. She is Chair of London Funders.

Helen Kersley – Programme Director – 020 7288 6947

Helen joined us in September 2015  and is responsible for all of the grant making programmes run by Cripplegate Foundation and Islington Giving. Helen has a background working for charities and social enterprise. Most recently she led a programme for four years at the New Economics Foundation which included work looking at the causes and consequences of economic inequality.

Paul Rickard – Development Officer – 020 7288 6944

Paul is the Foundation’s lead for the Residents’ Support Scheme with specific responsibility for liaising between the local authority and other organisations in the borough. He has over 15 years experience in the voluntary sector, particularly in the fields of mental health and offender resettlement.

Nikki Wimborne – Programme Officer – 020 7288 6942

Nikki is responsible for administering Islington Council’s Community Chest and is also part of the programme team that helps to deliver Cripplegate Foundations grant making. Nikki has over 15 years experience of working in the voluntary sector.

Navjyot Johal – Resource Director – 020 7288 6946

Navjyot joined the Foundation in January 2016.  She provides financial advice and support for the Foundation, and oversees all office resources.  Navjyot has over 20 years experience of working in the voluntary sector.

Samuel Stensland – Resources and Communications Officer – 020 7288 6949

Sam joined Cripplegate Foundation in May 2016.  As well as supporting the running of the Foundation’s finances, Sam also oversees HR practices, and the communications of Islington Giving. Sam has over 6 years of experience in the voluntary sector, is a Trustee of a gender equality charity in Cardiff, and lectures in HR Management.

Patrick Jones – Programme Officer – 020 7288 6948

Patrick joined Cripplegate Foundation in April 2015 and supports the delivery and development of its grant making activities including assessing grant applications. Patrick has over 12 years experience working across London’s voluntary sector. This includes developing local infrastructure support services, regional policy and networking experience and most recently as Development Manager at Asylum Aid, managing front line service delivery, partnership and funding relationships.

Emerald Robertson-Rose- Office Manager – 020 7288 6945

Emerald joined the team in October 2016 and provides administrative and communications support to the Foundation. Having attained a degree in Communications with first class honours from Leeds University, Emerald is now embarking on a career in the voluntary sector.

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