Jane has over 20 years experience working in research, strategy, innovation and marketing in the commercial and charity sectors. She is passionate about using research to inform thinking and decision making, highlighting the strategic choices that an organisation needs to make.
In the last 8 years, she has been at Oxfam as Insights Manager, working across a range of global and UK research with internal and external stakeholders and supporters, providing leadership teams with a framework to make key decisions. Her earlier roles have included Strategic Marketing Manager at WH Smith and Marketing Manager at HarperCollins Publishers. Jane enjoys discovery, whether exploring the great outdoors or by having her nose steadfastly in a book.
Jo has over 30 years experience working in private sector organisations, inter-governmental organisations and INGOs including, Oxfam, Save the Children, UNHCR, Earthwatch, ActionAid, CARE, IBM, Ashton-Tate and Rank Xerox.
Most recently, Jo was working on private sector engagement with Earthwatch, and on Humanitarian partnerships with UNHCR. She established herself as an independent consultant in 2013, and has worked as a trainer, facilitator, researcher, reviewer, writer, programme developer and project manager.
Jo is passionate about environmental conservation, humanitarian response and development. She works with people to co-create and implement solutions in complex contexts, and she brings a particular interest in markets based approaches.
Jo’s ‘other’ passion – cycling – has taken her across Asia, Africa and Europe on two wheels.
Bethany has over 14 years’ experience in the charitable sector and specialises in research, strategy development, and monitoring and evaluation. She is passionate about helping organisations to understand, measure and grow their impact.
Previously, Bethany was the Director of Research and Policy for Church Urban Fund, the Church of England’s development charity. In this role she set the research and policy agenda for the organisation and its national network and was responsible for all monitoring, evaluation and learning. Bethany has also worked for Oxfam GB and the Equality and Human Rights Commission and more recently as a consultant to several global NGOs. She is a trustee of Leatherhead Youth Project and holds an MSc (distinction) from Oxford University in Forced Migration.
In her spare time, Bethany can usually be found hiking in the Surrey Hills or curled up with a good book.
Julia has a background in data analysis and business process improvement from previous positions held in publishing and the public sector. She specialises in working with large datasets and in spreadsheet design, and particularly enjoys creating bespoke solutions to management information reporting and business analytics.
When she is not looking for creative ways of working with processes and data, she is busy planning her next adventure and is currently fixing up a narrowboat so she can explore Britain’s waterways.
Donna specialises in developing engagement strategy and communications that put people, their attitudes and behaviours, at the heart of any change. For the past eight years Donna has focused on environmental management, sustainability and corporate social responsibility.
Following two years engaging businesses in water efficiency for Thames Water, Donna ran the Sky and Global Action Plan charity partnership, before becoming Head of Development and Strategy on the senior management team. Donna designed internal and consumer focused engagement campaigns, tools and activities for companies including Waitrose, Veolia, RBS and Hammerson. Donna is Founder of The Butterfly Bank, banking social and environmental good actions.
Donna can usually be found restoring and bespoke-ing furniture – she loves anything with a story and how she can create the next chapter!
Emily is Personal Assistant to Rachael Clay and Ethicore’s administrator, keeping us all organised. Emily previously worked as a PA in both the creative and technology sectors, managing teams and providing comprehensive administrative support. Emily loves variety, from working closely with teams to support them, to developing the company website and branding.
In the last 10 years as a PA, she has enjoyed working with large companies and small organisations, from company directors and senior teams to help develop businesses, to large creative agencies, to small start ups.
In her spare time Emily can usually be found enjoying the outdoors, up-cycling furniture for her eco friendly tent business or enjoying a yoga class.
Calvin has significant experience promoting social innovation within nonprofit organisations. As a research assistant at the University of Pennsylvania, he co-authored a refereed conference presentation and a forthcoming article on fostering socially innovative cultures. He has worked in research and leadership capacities at various other organisations, focused on criminal justice reform, innovative access to public benefits, and improving services for homeless populations.
Calvin is pursuing an MSc in Comparative Social Policy at the University of Oxford and holds a BA in Philosophy and History from the University of Pennsylvania. In his spare time, he enjoys cycling, skiing, and attending lectures on new subjects.
Tom has been working in digital marketing and e-commerce for the past five years and currently divides his time between freelance consulting and in-house digital development projects. He has a particular interest in SEO and in-bound marketing and has earned a reputation for his analytical, data driven approach to website management.
Outside work Tom can most often be found tinkering with his latest DIY project, or on the allotment, or planning his next travel adventure.