Our committees

Impetus' committee members are groups of diligent and dedicated individuals, who ensure in-depth review and oversight of critical parts of our activities.


Development Committee - Seeks to increase Impetus' ability to drive our income by building support for our work from funders.

  • David Hobson
  • Rob Pulford
  • Robert Ramsauer
  • Simon Turner

Resources and Audit Committee - monitors the integrity of Impetus' financial statements and the effectiveness of the external audit process and systems of internal control.

  • Adam Holloway
  • Lisa Stone (Chair)
  • Mike Garland

Governance Committee - has a strategic role in overseeing the board; their recruitment, development and interaction with Impetus' subcommittees.

  • Hanneke Smits (Chair)

Investment Committee - responsible for ensuring a balanced portfolio of charity partners in terms of its mix, growth and overall strategy.

  • Joe Schull (Chair)
  • Kirsty McHugh
  • Marc Boughton
  • Nat Sloane
  • Shani Zindell
  • Rohan Haldea
  • Charlie Edwards

Public Affairs Committee - focuses on identifying and shaping policy initiatives and campaigns in alignment with Impetus' objectives.

  • Gerard Kelly
  • Natasha Porter (Chair)
  • Sam Freedman
  • James Timpson OBE
  • Professor Lorraine Dearden