Our People

Our People


  • Tony Armstrong

    CEO, Locality

    Tony Armstrong

    Tony joined Locality as CEO in July 2014, the nationwide network supporting community groups with community enterprise, community asset management and social action – campaigning for a ‘local by default’...

  • Mark Cook

    Partner, Anthony Collins Solicitors

    Mark Cook

    Mark Cook is a lawyer who is passionate about communities being at the heart of services for the public. He helped to formulate the Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012...

  • Ed Keyser

    Ed Keyser

    Ed joined Advocate as a researcher in early 2014. He has a strong academic background in politics, having graduated with a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from the University...

  • Kay Boycott

    Kay Boycott

    Kay Boycott joined Asthma UK, the UK’s leading asthma charity, as Chief Executive in October 2013. Kay began her career in commercial roles with Nestlé Rowntree and Johnson & Johnson,...

  • Hakim Yadi

    Hakim Yadi

    Hakim joined the NHSA on the 1st October 2013 from PA Consulting Group where he focused on the integration of academia, clinical and business functions in the translational medicine field....

  • James Wildblood

    James Wildblood

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  • Matt Bland

    Policy Manager, The Association of British Credit Unions Limited (ABCUL)

    Matt Bland

    Matt has been with ABCUL since January 2009.  Matt leads on representing the interests of the credit union movement to UK Government, regulators and policy-makers generally.  Matt’s time at ABCUL...

  • Christine Allison

    Christine Allison

    Christine Allison is a CSFI Financial Inclusion Fellow and member of the Archbishop of Canterbury’s Task Group on Responsible Credit and Savings. She previously spent more than twenty years with...

  • Callum Anderson

    Callum Anderson

    Callum Anderson joined the CDFA as a Research Assistant in January 2014 following stints at the think tanks Demos and Reform. He graduated with a BSc in Economics with German...

  • David Barclay

    David Barclay is a Community Organiser on the Just Money campaign with Citizens UK. He was President of the Oxford University Student Union having studied Modern History there....

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