Benjamin Janes

Benjamin Janes

Since 1991 Benjamin has been working with charities, companies and individuals supporting charitable activities. He is passionate about helping those with power, influence and resources to change society for the better. Having founded The Trust Partnership in 2005 he has built it into a unique social enterprise encompassing all aspects of foundation management. The family of businesses includes Trust Accounting and Jireh Solutions, while its corporate philanthropy consultancy, TrustCSR, was acquired by Benevity, Inc. in 2018.

Benjamin works with some of the oldest foundations in the UK including The Radcliffe Trust and the Hackney Joint Estate. He is a Trustee of The Dove Trust.

Mobile: 07788 740404
Email: [email protected]

Johanna Tompsett

Trusts & Foundations Director

Johanna Tompsett

Johanna has worked in the charitable sector for most of her career, with beneficiaries and funders, as a Trustee and as a Clerk to Trustees. Her previous roles included managing teams of fundraisers and volunteers within a variety of sectors, notably Health, Higher Education and the Environment.

As Trusts & Foundations Director, Johanna is responsible for the development and management of our core businesses and coordinates our team of consultants. Johanna is Clerk to The Ashley Family Foundation, The Johnnie Johnson Trust and Action Bladder Cancer UK.

Johanna is a Trustee of The Dove Trust, UK Online Giving Foundation, Swindon City of Sanctuary and a Fellow of The RSA.

You can reach Johanna at:

Mobile: 07539 159892
Email: [email protected]

Mia Duddridge

Trusts and Foundations Manager

Mia Duddridge

Mia was The Trust Partnership’s first employee. She is now the most senior administrator in our Gloucestershire based team as well as being a mentor and guide for other team members.

Mia is Clerk to the Trustees of The Nightingale Fellowship, 1930 Fund for District Nurses and The Wixamtree Trust, where her sensitive care of vulnerable applicants is invaluable.

Mia is a Trustee of the UK Online Giving Foundation.

Lynnette Collinge

Transition Manager/Senior Administrator

Lynnette Collinge

Lynnette has a career which includes working within charities supporting mental health and young people. Her roles have primarily been around Executive team administration and systems development.

As a Senior Administrator and Clerk within the Administration team, Lynnette is currently working with a number of clients with a variety of responsibilities, including handling grant applications, minute taking at Board meetings as well as developing processes for more efficient working within the team, and on-boarding our new clients.

Jill Lawrence

Almshouse Manager

Jill Lawrence

Jill’s lengthy experience and clear dedication to supporting vulnerable people has made her a natural and valuable fit to work with our Almshouse clients and their residents.

Jill manages complex timetables of property maintenance and ensures our clients are meeting their regulatory and best practice responsibilities. Jill provides excellent administration and Clerking services to the Trustees of the charities she works with.

Jill has a passion for arts and creates stunning jewellery in her spare time and chaired her local branch of the National Association of Ladies’ Circle, a charitable and social group.

Annie Vickers

Senior Administrator

Annie Vickers

Annie has a passion for grass roots causes and has worked with vulnerable families and refugee and asylum seekers, in roles spanning from Support Worker to Executive Officer, to help transform their futures. Annie has exceptional administrative skills and is particularly skilled at identifying and implementing the best policy and practice.

Annie is Clerk to Trustees for The Lucille Foundation and The John Coates Charitable Trust.

Elizabeth Fathi

Elizabeth Fathi

Elizabeth has worked in the charity sector for fifteen years primarily as chief executive of an almshouse charity with additional experience as both chair and trustee of a variety of charities and community-led organisations. Having graduated in Town Planning in the 1980’s, she has previously worked as a planning consultant and development director, which has proved useful when charities require assistance in property matters or new build.

Governance and compliance have been central to Elizabeth’s work with charities and she has been instrumental as a mentor and coach to many charities who have looked to meet those regulations in a relevant and proportionate way. She has experience in incorporation, mergers, policy writing, strategy review and implementation as well as interim chief executive work and development appraisals to maximise assets.

Elizabeth is Chairman of The Almshouse Association a national charity with royal patronage representing 1600 almshouses. She has held various trustee roles, including some within family trusts.

Kellie Carson

Kellie has previously worked in the social housing sector for over twenty years, she has held various senior roles including Chief Executive, Customer Relations Manager and Head of Housing. Until recently she was also an independent Board Director for a housing provider in the London Borough of Waltham Forest.

Kellie previously studied Law and has sat on various voluntary boards, holding key offices. She currently volunteers at a local foodbank and provides consultancy advice for Community Led Housing Management Organisations

Benjamin Janes

Angela Adams, Administrator

Angela joined The Trust Partnership in 2018 as a Trust Administrator.  Her previous roles in administration/PA/secretarial work covered varying sectors including Event Management, the Hotel Industry and latterly in an Auction House.

Angela works with The Nightingale Fellowship, Richard Reeve’s Foundation, Schoolreaders and The Creative Dimension Trust.  In her spare time she helps fundraise at Christmas markets and charity functions, and also supports and sponsors her friends’ charitable events.

Cora Butler

Cora Butler, Administrator

Cora has worked at The Trust Partnership since 2017. Cora has worked in the Customer Service sector for over twenty years. Cora offers administrative support to a number of our clients; the Schoolreaders scheme, the Johnnie Johnson Trust, The Radcliffe Trust and The Mrs Smith & Mount Trust.

Peter Gee

Peter Gee, Administrator

Peter has worked with us since 2016, and prior to this for 12 years in adult social care.

Peter is responsible for the administration of the Hackney Parochial Charities, West Hackney Parochial Charity, South Hackney Parochial Charity, and Hackney Joint Estate Charity, which administers an estate of property in East London.

Peter works with a variety of contractors, charity applicants, third party supporting organisations, as well as vulnerable beneficiaries. Peter has also volunteered at a local school, and serves on a parish church council, using his many years of experience working with churches in local community settings.

Dawn Salt

Dawn Salt, Administrator and Bookkeeper

Dawn has many years’ experience working as an administrator, latterly in the charitable sector.

Dawn is responsible for the administration for The Ashley Family Foundation and Action Bladder Cancer UK and provides administrative support to the 1930 Fund for District Nurses, among others.

Lorean Taylor

Lorean Taylor, Administrator

Prior to joining The Trust Partnership, Lorean worked in the Aerospace, Defence and Marine business and in the Pensions Sector.

Lorean administers for Sears Group Trust, The Wixamtree Trust, Further Education Trust for Leadership and The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust.

Sarah Worster

Sarah Worster, Administrator

Sarah has worked in the charitable sector since 2012 mainly in administrative roles but has also overseen communications and data analysis and assisted with fundraising. Sarah is the administrator for The D’Oyly Carte Charitable Trust, Further Education Trust for Leadership and The Mrs Smith & Mount Trust.

Helen Gentry

Helen Gentry, Administrator

Helen joined The Trust Partnership in September 2019 after working in the Financial Services and National Health Service sectors. Helen is administrator for the Hackney Parish Almshouse Charity, West Hackney Almshouse Charity and Parmiter’s Almshouse and Pension Charity. In her spare time she enjoys landscape oil painting and playing the piano.

Cathie Cowell

Cathie Cowell, Administrator

Cathie is new to the charity sector, and is enjoying supporting all of our diverse clients. She is an administrator for The Radcliffe Trust, The Mrs Smith & Mount Trust and The Johnnie Johnson Trust. She has had a career in education, teaching and working with vulnerable students in secondary schools as a pastoral manager. Continuing on this theme she latterly worked for the National Citizen Service. She is passionate about education, young people and promoting the opportunities open to them.

Noel Cooper

Finance Director

Noel Cooper

Noel is responsible for the management of finance and accounting for The Trust Partnership and its clients. He manages Trust Accounting Ltd, our partner company, and its team of expert bookkeepers and management accountants.

To read more about the Trust Accounting team please click here.

Andrea Cutler

Office Manager

Andrea Cutler

Andrea is a highly experienced office manager, project manager, HR specialist and facilities manager. She is responsible for the smooth running of the shared services infrastructure that enables our team to manage multiple clients in an efficient and cost-effective manner. Andrea is a Trustee of the UK Online Giving Foundation.