Paul Williams | Chairman

Paul Williams is an entrepreneur and social impact investor. In 1985 he founded the first environmental magazine in the UK, 'Environment Now', becoming part of the international publishing company ‘World Publications’. He was later CEO of MLS Group plc, employing 800 staff, a global business-support services company mainly comprising fully serviced offices in over 80 locations across the UK, India and China. His other business interests have included events management, IT services and property development. He has been a trustee of several charities and is currently a trustee of Catch22 and New Generation Schools Trust.

Alexander Fahie | Founder & CEO

Ethical Angel was started by Alexander as a passion project while he was working as an investment manager. He was initially interested in trying to find correlations between performance and corporate social responsibility campaigns but quickly found a more concerning correlation - that between performance and employee engagement. He then spent the best part of two years exploring how employee engagement could be facilitated through community outreach and building the mechanisms to make it happen. Alex is also a trustee of Kidasha, an International NGO supporting children in Nepal. 

Tony Pauley | CTO

Tony is a seasoned technology executive with broad experience across many business sectors with businesses both large and small. He has been the CEO of a global SaaS business, CTO of a financial services business and Head of technology at a Fortune 500.

Peter Moys | CFO

Peter is a Chartered Accountant who trained with Deloitte Touche and has over 20 years experience as an International Group Finance Director.  He has taken (as FD) a company onto the London Stock Exchange and worked with Private Equity backed Media companies for 10 years with revenues ranging from £1 million to over £70 million employing over 450 staff. Peter is also a non-executive director of Ethical Angel and oversees investor relations.

Sir Stephen O'Brien | Ambassador

Sir Stephen O’Brien CBE is an Ambassador for Ethical Angel and Chair of the Ambassador board. He is also a Trustee of Foundation For Future London, Barts Charity and Music in Secondary Schools Trust. He was thefounder and first Chief Executive of Business in the Community and London First and he supports several charities in their strategy and fundraising including Bi-Polar UK, Young Epilepsy and Anchor House.  He has a special interest in mental health and Chaired The 2015 Commission on Mental Health and Society.

Lord Dr. Michael Hastings | Ambassador

Lord Michael Hastings of Scarisbrick, CBE, is the Chancellor of Regents University London. He began his career as a teacher moving into government service in 1986 supporting policy initiatives to bring employment and development to Britain’s inner cities. In 1990 he started working for TVAM on education programming and then GMTV as its Chief Political Correspondent. In 1994 Michael moved to the BBC as a presenter on the weekly Around Westminster programme before joining its Corporate Affairs division. In 1996 he became the BBC’s Head of Public Affairs and then its first head of Corporate Social Responsibility in 2003 before becoming KPMG international’s Global Head of Citizenship in 2006.

Laila Charlton-Meyrick | Ambassador

Laila Charlton-Meyrick, originally an Iranian immigrant came to the UK with her family over 30 years ago and has since built a career in finance working for CrossBorder Capital, McKinsey & Co, as a strategic advisor to several UHNW families at UBS AG and more recently at Credit Suisse AG. Laila left banking to pursue her passion in social and environment impact. Her mission is to redirect the focus of private asset owners to investments and initiatives that make a positive impact on our world. She is a member of the Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment and a member of the Foreign Language Honour Society (speaks Farsi, English and French).

Reverend Steve Chalke | Ambassador

Steve Chalke, MBE, is a British Baptist minister and the founder of the Oasis Charitable Trust, which has grown in 30 years to be one of the largest charities in the UK. Today, Oasis has over 6500 employees and operates in 11 countries, across 4 continents, with the goal of delivering housing, education, training, youthwork and healthcare. Steve is a former United Nations' Special Adviser on Human Trafficking, entrepreneur, author and social activist. Steve was awarded an MBE and holds the Guinness World Record for the largest amount of sponsorsip money ever raised by an individual through a single event, £2.32m at the 2011 London Marathon which he completed in 4 hours and 31 minutes.

Leo Patching | USA Director

Leo is a multi-faceted leader who manages our office in the USA.  He’s held C-Level roles in both public and private companies, in the UK and US, at every imaginable stage. From the Ethical Angel office in Califorina, Leo and the team are able to service users in the Americas.

Sridhar Sivaprakasa | ASIA Director

Sridhar has 31 years of experience in a wide range of corporates including manufacturing, FMCG and services sectors across India and the Middle East, including setting up the back office for a leading International Bank. He is currently serving on the Boards of both UK and US based companies, a Non-Government Organisation (NGO) in the education field as well as a large women’s educational institution in the south of India.

Morgan Kainth | Operations Lead

Morgan has worked in the philanthropy space creating innovative solutions to social problems for six years. Passionate about the role of tech in driving intelligent and impactful social engagement, Morgan is now consulting on strategy and routes to market for innovators in "tech for good" and more broadly for charities themselves. Alongside this, Morgan chairs the board of RefuAid, and works on building philanthropic communities for the future.

Zak Cook | Deployment Lead

Zak has 24 years of experience working as a Partner at Accenture across a broad array of businesses and industries. During this time he has specialised in managing organisational change programmes often driven and enabled by the introduction of new technology. At Ethical Angel, Zak is responsible for working closely with Businesses to help manage the successful deployment and adoption of the Ethical Angel platform into those organisations. Zak became a non-executive director of Ethical Angel in February 2019.

David Stead | Ambassador

David Stead leads the Philanthropy Division at the Charities Aid Foundation, which works with private client, family and corporate donors globally to help them achieve their goals for philanthropy and social investment. The teams provide expert advice and design client solutions in the most effective ways.

David Stead has been in his current position at CAF since November 2013, having joined after two years as CEO at London legal firm 11KBW. With a background in marketing, he has held directorial positions at a number of major organisations, including Accenture, KPMG and UBS. As well as an MBA from IESE, David holds a BSc (Hons) from Cass Business School. David is also a trustee of Royal Commonwealth Society. 

Pamela Dow | Ambassador

Pamela leads public service reform at Catch22, a social business providing education, welfare and justice in more human and locally accountable ways, and unlocking capacity across all sectors. A senior civil servant for a decade, she supported the education reform programme of Rt Hon Michael Gove MP 2011-2014, joining him again as Director of Strategy at the Ministry of Justice to help design a more devolved, accountable, porous approach to rehabilitation and resettlement.

Pamela is a frequent judge for schools project Debating Matters, panel speaker at the annual Battle of Ideas, and founded ‘De Beauvoir Debates’, a quarterly event series in North London.

Paul Afshar | Ambassador

Paul has been working at frontier of responsible business for over a decade. Starting a successful environmental services business in China and selling it to return to consultancy in the UK, Paul has worked with one in four of the FTSE100 to advise how to meet expectations around sustainability and responsible business.

Paul has most recently been working with companies to help them understand the evolving nature of ESG and audience expectations of business. He writes widely for the Independent, Huffington Post and City AM and has appeared on the BBC to discuss Purposeful Business issues. He is a Board Member of technology start-up Circl.

Kalm Paul-Christian | Ambassador

Kalm Paul-Christian FRSA, is an Investment Banker working in Financial Institutions Advisory at the Royal Bank of Scotland. He began his career in Rothschild & Co’s Global Financial Advisory Division before joining The Social Investment Consultancy advising corporates, large funds and charities on social investment and social impact prior to joining RBS. A keen advocate for social mobility and international development, Kalm serves advisory roles for the University of Oxford, Sponsors of Educational Opportunity London, The Queen’s Common Wealth Trust, Common Purpose International, and The Social Investment Consultancy. He is a Fellow of the RSA, and member of the Global Nexus angel investor network for philanthropists and social investors.

Callum Demicoli | Experience Lead

Callum has several years of experience within the private sector working strategically with businesses and individuals to transform their relationship with work. While working at Unilever he led company-level internal culture change projects placing social and environmental impact at the core of business operations and as a result has enjoyed observing the development of happier, more fulfilled and energised individuals. At Ethical Angel, Callum is responsible for working closely with businesses, showcasing how Ethical Angel’s platform can deliver a service that is valued by all stakeholders.

Monica Le Jeune | Intern Mobiliser

Monica is a ambitious, multilingual and outgoing anthropology graduate with good communication skills. Enthusiastic to become part of a business that has a positive impact on environmental and social matters. Monicagraduated from the University of Sussex with a degree in Anthropology in 2019. She has also volunteered in Ecudaro, for the childrens hospital, Baca Ortiz in Quito.

Natu Hadish | Community Mobiliser

Natu has experience in volunteering, community work and the Charity/NGO sector. He has a demonstrated interest in social issues and delivering social impact. He is particularly excited to work with causes and volunteers to deliver meaningful experiences and drive engagement.

Pippin | Mascot and Employee Wellbeing

Pippin is still a puppy but what she lacks for in experience she makes up for in enthusiasm. As you use Ethical Angel, Pippin will always be there to provide guidance and insight. If you ever want to talk to Pippin you can reach her directly by clicking on the 'Orange Chatbot' in the bottom right corner of any Ethical Angel screen. 

Mark Lever | Ambassador

Mark Lever is Chief Executive of Helpforce. Mark is also a member of the National Autism Programme Board which oversees the implementation of the strategy for autistic adults.  Prior to joining the National Autistic Society in 2008, Mark worked for 12 years at the Women’s Royal Voluntary Service (WRVS), holding a range of roles, including, Director of Strategic Development and Operations and then CEO. He was previously a partner at accountancy firm Kidsons (now Baker Tilly). He is a Cranfield MBA, a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and the Chartered Institutes of Personnel and development, and Marketing.

Euan Imrie | Ambassador

Euan is the Chief Operating Officer at Charities Trust the payroll giving agency and donations management organisation. Charities Trust aim to grow charitable giving by making it as simple and as straightforward as possible for companies and their employees to raise money for, and donate money to the charitable sector. Euan also chairs The Learning Trust a Chester based multi-academy trust and has been a trustee at the Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation for many years. Prior to joining Charities Trust he spent 25 years in business with Unisys, Price Waterhouse and the Littlewoods Organisation, where he was Group Finance Director. An 8 year stint as Bursar at Sandbach School led him into the not-for-profit sector where he has remained ever since.

Alvin Muhwezi | Ambassador

Alvin Muhwezi is a Social Entrepreneur and Country Director at Oasis Uganda Charitable Trust, a charity dedicated to building communities by supporting education, economic empowerment, child rights and healthcare. A social worker by profession, Alvin has been at the forefront of advancing several policy, technological, research based and enterprise driven community development initiatives in Uganda and across Africa. Alvin sits on several boards and advisory committees where he offers his expertise specifically around building effective strategies for social impact. Alvin is also involved in the coffee business supporting over 1,800 coffee farming families in Uganda to produce the best quality coffee and in so doing, improve their individual and family economic welfare. Alvin is also passionate about the conservation of the endangered Mountain Gorilla located in the same area of South Western Uganda that is his birthplace.

Claire Wouters | General Counsel

Claire is a solicitor who began her career at Linklaters where she specialised in corporate law.  Seeking an alternative to the work offered by international corporate law, she joined a law firm specialising in advising small businesses and start-ups on a variety of commercial law issues.  She was subsequently appointed General Counsel at a management consultancy start-up and is responsible for the company’s legal function.