Leadership team

Fraser Duncan ACMA

Co-founder, several start-ups
Formerly - Managing Director, Terra Firma Capital Partners


Our Board guides our strategic and operational decisions. It includes representatives of employers within our membership network, as well as individuals with skills that add value.

Elizabeth Filkin CBE

Chair - Independent Advisory Group, Marston Group
Chair, Annington Homes
Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards, House of Commons

Helen Lamprell OBE

General Counsel and Company Secretary AVEVA Group plc

Andrew Chadd

Steve Maule

Non-Executive Director, Consultant in Business Operations, People, and Talent

Sarah Newton

Oliver Housden

Head of Non-Proliferation (Deputy Director) - Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Stephen Lee

Academic Leader & Pathway Leader, Bayes Business School, City University Chair, Cilex Law School

Patrick Ryan

Chief Executive, Hestia

Tahani Saridar

CEO, Think Through Nutrition; Chief Impact Officer, Tyson & Blake

Pamela Zaballa

Global Executive Director, No More


We thank our Founders for their continued support of the Employers’ Initiative on Domestic Abuse.

Dame Inga Beale DBE
Businesswoman and former CEO of Lloyd’s of London

Lord Birt of Liverpool
British television executive and businessman, former Director-General of the BBC 

Dame Carol Black DBE
Adviser to NHSI and PHE on Health and Work

Lord Collins of Highbury
Shadow Minister, trade unionist and former General Secretary of the Labour Party 

Stephen Fletcher
Founder and Chief Executive, The Leaders Club

Baroness Hale of Richmond DBE
Former President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom

Lord Hastings of Scarisbrick CBE
Former Global Head of Corporate Citizenship, KPMG International and Head of Corporate Affairs, BBC 

Gillian Keegan MP
Member of Parliament for Chichester 

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC
Director of the International Bar Association's Human Rights Institute (IBAHRI) 

Jess Phillips MP
Member of Parliament for Birmingham Yardley 

Dame Benita Refson DBE
Founder and President, Place2Be

Kate Silverton
Journalist and Broadcaster, BBC

Our Staff

Staff team

Catherine Buglass

Head of Resources
Formerly Head of Corporate Services, Centre for Homelessness Impact; Operations Manager, FareShare UK

Hannah Canner

Marketing, Communication and Events Manager
Formerly Marketing and Communications Manager, The Association of Charitable Organisations; PR and Marketing Executive, Simply Media TV

Ayesha Fordham

Membership & Partnerships Manager
Formerly Domestic Abuse, Vulnerability and Risk Policy Officer at the City of London Corporation and Independent Domestic Violence Advocate also within the City of London.