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Steering Committee

Steering Committee 2018-04-18T13:23:22+00:00
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.

Tim Young
Tim YoungSteering Commitee Member

Tim Young, Director of Education, has been a key part of the Rank Foundation team since January 2007. He was previously Headmaster of the Royal Grammar School, Guildford for fourteen years. He is married to Alison, a consultant radiologist: they have two sons. Tim is always delighted to hear from Fellows or charities associated with The Rank Foundation.

Kerry Whitehead-Dymond
Kerry Whitehead-Dymond

Kerry manages the operation of The Rank Foundation’s grant-making systems, coordinates the “Pebbles” funding programme, and is the administrator for Bursary Grants. Kerry began supporting the Rank Fellowship in August 2017, covering Rosamond McNulty’s maternity leave.

David McCausland
David McCauslandSteering Commitee Member

David McCausland is a civil engineering graduate of Southampton University, a chartered surveyor & partner in Stanley Hicks, a long-established property
advisory company in the City of London. David has wide experience in all aspects of property and agency advice, acting for a broad range of commercial and industrial clients as well as religious and other charities. The CBI named David as one of a handful of recommended specialist business rates (commercial property tax) advisers for the 2010 Rating Revaluation.

Benet Northcote
Benet NorthcoteSteering Commitee Member

After University, Benet joined the BBC as a trainee, working across the corporation in Television and Radio. After a spell at London’s Capital Radio, he
moved to ITN, where he played a key role in building the broadcaster’s online presence. For eight years, he was a board member at CTN Communications (www.ctn.co.uk) where he advised many FTSE companies and non-governmental organisations on communications. He has been responsible for many of The Conservative Party’s video communications, including the 2005 Party Election Broadcasts. In 2005 he stood as the Tory Candidate in Brentford
and Isleworth. Benet was Chief Policy Adviser to Greenpeace UK before taking up his appointment as Deputy Private Secretary in the Household of The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall in 2008. In May 2013 he joined the John Lewis Partnership as Head of Corporate Social Responsibility.

James Williams
James WilliamsSteering Committee Member
James is the Managing Director of the Royal Philarmonic, having been promoted last Summer after joining the Philharmonia Orchestra in 2008 as Director, UK Programme and Creative Projects. During his time at the Philharmonia, James has built the Orchestra’s highly acclaimed UK Residency programme (including Bedford, Leicester,
Canterbury, Basingstoke and Three Choirs Festival) and developed further the Orchestra’s education and community engagement work in each region. In addition to leading the Orchestra’s commercial work on the concert platform and in the studio, James curates the Music of Today Series with Artistic Director Unsuk Chin and has introduced to London new programming initiatives such as the Philharmonia at the Movies film music series. James was Project Director for iOrchestra, a two-year ground-breaking audience development, education and digital project in the South West of England which engaged over 122,000 people with orchestral music via the Philharmonia’s digital and live performance platforms.
Alexa Garner
Alexa GarnerSteering Committee Member

Alexa began working in the Not-for-Profit sector after graduating from University. Her career began working for three charitable arts organisations before taking on the role of Trusts Fundraiser at Children’s Hospice South West. Alexa worked for the charity for four years, culminating in a large capital appeal, before relocating to London in 2012. Since moving to London, Alexa has worked at Macmillan Cancer Support where she is currently Senior Trusts and Statutory Officer.

Nathan Morris
Nathan MorrisSteering Committee Member
Zara Tso
Zara TsoSteering Committee Member
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).
Joe Burrows
Joe BurrowsSteering Commitee Member
Joe Burrows is a Business Analyst at Cisco Systems based in London where he has worked since he graduated from the University of Southampton with First Class honors in Information Technology in Organisations in 2015. Joe first joined the Foundation as a Leadership Award holder in 2010 and completed his Community Action placements at Arun Community Church, Littlehampton. In his spare time Joe plays and watches football.
Toby Keel
Toby KeelSteering Committee Member
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.
Victor Lassance
Victor LassanceSteering Commitee Member
Victor Lassance is a Software Engineer working at Facebook for the past 3 years in London. Originally from Rio de Janeiro, he has two degrees in Engineering from University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) and École Centrale de Lyon (France). He likes soccer in summer, skiing in winter, cycling in London and traveling around the world.
Cindy Onslow
Cindy OnslowSteering Committee Member
Cindy was previously U.S. investment Manager for Kleinwort Benson Investment Management. Cindy has been a Trustee at The Rank Foundation since 2003 and particularly enjoys her work with the young leaders of the Rank Fellowship.
Antonia Packard
Antonia PackardSteering Commitee Member
Antonia’s family established The Rank Foundation and her father established the Fellowship: her connection with the Fellowship is thus deeply rooted. She has previously worked as a researcher at CTVC, an independent production company funded by the Foundation, that makes ethical and religious documentaries. Antonia set up and runs The Sara Charlton Foundation, a charity which supports victims of domestic abuse, and recently launched Head Talks, an online collection of short talks to help maintain mental health.