Lindsey Clay
Lindsey ClayChair of the Rank Fellowship

Lindsey became Chair of the Rank Fellowship steering committee in 2016, having been a Rank Fellow since 1982. She is also a Trustee of the Rank Foundation.
She is currently CEO of Thinkbox, the official marketing body for commercial TV, prior to which she had roles at advertising agencies including McCann Erickson and J Walter Thompson, where she worked on some of the country’s most famous TV-advertised brands. Lindsey is a past President of WACL (Women in Advertising and Communications London), a Fellow of the Marketing Society, a member of the Marketing Group of Great Britain and is on the board of the British Arrows Awards. She is also a Non-Executive Director of content production agency, Somethin’ Else.
When not working, or watching telly with her family, she plays for Weston Park Ladies, in the North London Netball League.

John Hind
John HindSteering Commitee Member

John joined the Rank Foundation in 2021 and is specifically responsible for overseeing the School Leadership Award and Fellowship.

Born in Mansfield he became a teacher on completion of his first degree and taught in schools across the UK, most recently as Principal of Dame Allan’s Schools in Newcastle-upon-Tyne for sixteen years.

His interests include local history (the role of churches in various North East communities in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was the subject of his PhD research), reading and watching sport. He is also a keen campanologist.

Rose Fitzpatrick CBE QPM
Rose Fitzpatrick CBE QPMSteering Commitee Member

Rose had a career of over 30 years in policing, serving in London and Scotland and being awarded the QPM in 2007 and the CBE in 2017.  On retiring from her role as Deputy Chief Constable of Police Scotland in 2018, Rose was appointed by the Scottish Government to establish and chair Scotland’s first National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group.  She has been a Trustee at The Rank Foundation since March 2006.

Adam Atri
Adam AtriClass of 2012

Adam graduated from Strathclyde University in 2019 with 1st Class Honours in Marketing and Management, before continuing his studies with an MSc in Business Analysis and Consulting. He is an incoming consultant with Deloitte in their Technology, Strategy and Transformation team based out of Edinburgh. Adam finished his Leadership Award in 2012, enjoying CAP placements with Hexham Youth Project and Clydesdale Community Initiative in Lanark. In joining the Steering Committee he hopes to help young fellows become more engaged with the Rank Foundation and enjoy the benefits of collaboration and connection.

Andrea Bonafe
Andrea BonafeSteering Commitee Member
Andrea Bonafe is the COO of Barclays Non-Core (“BNC”), a stand alone division with delegated authority from Barclays Group ExCo, reporting to the Group CEO and
responsible for managing and executing divestment, exit and unwind of those businesses and assets considered not strategically attractive to the firm. Andrea is part of BNC Management Committee, Treasury Committee and Citizenship Council. She is also a member of Barclays Group Cost Board and Spend Board. For four years before that Andrea was an investment Director at Aspen Advisory Services, a single family office, responsible for all asset class investments in Latin America and EM, Global hedge
Funds and a number of direct investments.She holds an MBA from Harvard Business School where she graduated with distinction.
Joe Burrows
Joe BurrowsClass of 2010

Joe graduated from the University of Southampton with a First Class Honours in Information Technology in Organisations and now works as a Product Owner at Barclaycard. Joe first joined the Foundation as a Leadership Award holder in 2010 and completed his Community Action placements at Arun Community Church, Littlehampton.

Olivia Hardiman
Olivia HardimanClass of 2017

Olivia is currently in her second year of reading law at the University of Worcester. Aside from her studies, she dedicates her time as a dance captain in the Worcester Saints Dance Society and immerses herself in the local churches both in Worcester and back home. Since receiving the Leadership Award in 2017, she has had the pleasure of doing her first CAP at Greenbank Community Church and volunteered with the Mend-it project at Green Lane Baptist Church. She joined the Steering Committee in 2020.

Taylor Lawrence
Taylor LawrenceClass of 2013

Since graduating from the University of Exeter in 2018, Taylor joined WPP on their Health Fellowship where he is currently working as a Research Associate at the Chief Medical Office. Taylor completed his CAP placements at Ykids, Liverpool and The Children’s Centre, Isle of Man. During his time on the Committee, Taylor hopes to ease the transition of Leadership Award holders into the Fellowship, maintaining links for their first few years in the Fellowship and helping them to see the benefits of keeping in touch.

Joe Li
Joe LiClass of 2011

Joe is currently working in private equity investing at the Carlyle Group in London. Prior to this, he worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse in New York. Joe graduated from Yale University in 2017, having double majored in Economics and Computer Science. Joe received his Leadership Award in 2011 and did his Community Action Placements in Hemlington Linx in Middlesborough and the Edge Project in Bradford.

Geoffrey Pelham-Lane
Geoffrey Pelham-LaneClass of 1978

Geoffrey joined the Rank Fellowship Steering Committee in 2018, having been a Rank Fellow since 1979.

He is the CEO of Capital Market Communications Ltd (known as Camarco), having founded the business with senior colleagues in 2014 following a management break out from FTI Consulting, a $200 million consultancy business that he led globally.

Prior to consultancy, he was Head of Investor Relations for NatWest Group, having begun his career as a buy-side investment analyst with Leopold Joseph in 1985.  His interests include cricket (MCC), tennis (Hurlingham Club), art and wine.

Louisa Searle
Louisa SearleClass of 2003

Louisa is a graduate of the University of Sussex and SOAS. She started her career as a teacher through the Teach First programme, having been inspired to carry on working with young people as a result of her Community Action Placement in Littlehampton. Louisa taught English in an inner city secondary school before leaving to co-found First Give, a charity that inspires young people to improve the lives of others through social action.

Seb Siersted
Seb SierstedClass of 2010

Sebastian graduated with a First Class Masters in Biochemistry from Oxford.

He lives & works in London as an investment manager at Capital World Investors (a part of The Capital Group) with responsibility for European & Latam Telecoms & European Retail & Ecommerce.

He first joined the Foundation as a Leadership Award holder in 2010 and completed his Community Action placements at the ‘999 Club’ in Deptford, London and ‘Centre 63’ in Kirkby, Liverpool.

Jonathan Sinclair
Jonathan SinclairClass of 1987
Zara Tso
Zara TsoClass of 2010
Zara graduated from King’s College London with a degree in Ancient Greek & English Literature and works as a Press and Online PR Intern at Decca Records, Universal Music. She was also musical director of the UK’s top female a cappella group The Rolling Tones (2014-16) and worked as National Youth representative at Amnesty International (2010-11).