Ros Oakley – Chief Executive
Victoria Mirfin - Deputy Chief Executive
Vicky is an experienced leader in both charity and corporate sectors. Prior to joining Association of Chairs in April 2019, she was CEO at the membership charity Heart of the City and, most recently, was Deputy Director at an education charity in London. She was also Head of Global Corporate Responsibility at Lloyd’s of London for more than a decade, where she oversaw their three grant-making foundations and overall CSR strategy. She is a Committee Member of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service which recognises the work of voluntary groups across the UK and is a trustee of Cloudesley Charity and a trustee of New River Baptist Church.
Isabel Locke – Programme Manager
Isabel is Manager of the Beacon Programme. She recently joined Association of Chairs as part of the CharityWorks graduate programme, following her graduation from Durham University in July. She held several voluntary roles including as Outreach Officer and Head of Primary Education for her university college, and as a Nightline volunteer. She also interned at the global disaster relief charity, ShelterBox, where she worked on corporate partnerships.
Lina Franzen – Membership and Events Coordinator
Lina has worked as an office manager and administrator both in the UK and Sweden and has been an active charity volunteer with the World Literacy Foundation in the UK, and the UNHCR and the Vallentuna City Farm in Sweden. She has also pursued an internship in Peru working with social and economic empowerment of women in a rural area.
Kim Deasy - Communications Manager
Kim has worked in communications in charities, including the Mission to Seafarers, Age UK/Age International and Arthritis Care. She has also held communications and PR roles at Royal Holloway, University of London, West Thames College and Harrow College.