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Our governance

OUR EXECUTIVE

Our trustees delegate management responsibility to our Executive Committee, under the leadership of the Chief Executive.

Neil Heslop OBE

Neil Heslop OBE

Chief Executive
Neil joined CAF as Chief Executive in October 2020. Previously Neil was CEO of international, pan-disability charity Leonard Cheshire. He lost his sight aged 21 and is a law graduate from Newcastle University.

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Alison Taylor

Alison Taylor

CEO, CAF Bank

Alison joined CAF Bank in December 2019 as Chief Executive Officer, to lead our strategic pivot towards increased lending to Charity and Social Purpose Enterprise customers and to oversee the completion of our operational and digital transformation programme.

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Mike Dixon

Mike Dixon

Director of Finance and Operations
Mike joined CAF in 2008 bringing a wealth of financial and strategic experience. He is currently also a trustee at Age UK.

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Bridgit Richards

Bridgit Richards

Director of Philanthropy, Product and Marketing
An experienced financial services marketing and product leader, Bridgit leads on product and marketing, and business development for charities, and the work with individual, family and corporate donors to structure their charitable and philanthropic activities.

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Michael Mapstone

Michael Mapstone

Director of External Affairs and Global Engagement
Michael is responsible for the CAF Global Alliance, a leading international network of independent organisations working to grow giving and strengthen civil society.  He has spent the last 15 years working in civil society organisations and has significant experience of grant making, policy and organisational development, strengthening membership organisations, direct service provision and infrastructure support.

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Corinne Wells

Corinne Wells

Director of Human Resources
Corinne previously held a number of key positions within local government including as Head of Personnel for a borough council.

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