United Diaspora will bring together young and emerging diaspora leaders across the many different diaspora of the world. Click here to learn more and apply.
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Our Board of Trustees
Common Purpose UK is governed by an independent Board of Trustees. They, along with the Senior Management Team, are responsible for the strategic direction and management of the organization.
CEO of Le Chameau
Chair of Common Purpose UK
David has spent 27 years in the apparel and sports sector, starting his career at Puma UK before moving to Speedo International in 1995. Over this time he has developed a multidisciplinary career which started in the commercial More...
Chief Executive, Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Eamonn Boylan was appointed Chief Executive of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority in January 2017. He played a key role in the development of the Housing Market Renewal Programme, the Northern Way Growth Strategy More...
Director Brand and Online Risk Management, PWC
Tish Andrewartha was born in the US and educated in the US, UK, and Brazil. She is now head of fundraising for "The Three Villages Youth Project", a charitable group which works to create activities and opportunities for young people in three Cornish Villages which have very high unemployment and limited job opportunities. More...
Director, Retail Operations Development, John Lewis
Simon joined the John Lewis Partnership as a graduate from St Andrew's University. His career has focused on the business' operational management including Managing Director of its Sheffield and Bluewater branches. More...
Head of Entrepreneurship, RBS.
Gordon Merrylees is Head of Entrepreneurship for RBS, NatWest & Ulster Bank, dedicated to supporting, nurturing and growing entrepreneurial talent with a grassroots approach, by sharing RBS’s regional ecosystems of key stakeholder relationships and partnerships. More...
Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
Liz Bromley is Deputy Vice Chancellor of the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan), responsible for corporate activities and the international strategy. The University is a major employer in Preston and the North West. More...
Director of People & Organisational Development, West Midland Police
Ali Layne-Smith is a HR Director with over 20 years’ experience, predominantly in the private sector. She has worked in some of the world’s largest blue chip companies including Ford Motor Company, GE and Johnson & Johnson. More...