Board of Trustees

Hannah Broadbent 

Hannah Broadbent 

Hannah Broadbent is a Hackney resident and the Deputy CEO at Childnet, where she coordinates the charity’s campaigns and communications, including Safer Internet Day which reached 40% of UK children in 2016. 

Siddharth Bannerjee

Siddharth Bannerjee

Siddharth Bannerjee has over 15 years of experience in social and innovation policy development at the global level. His mandate on the Board of VCH is to assist with impact evaluation and technology transformation.

Kay Cameron

Kay Cameron

Kay lives in Hackney. She’s worked for a range of charities and infrastructure support organisations. Kay currently leads on skills based volunteering partnerships at Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales.

Ross Diamond

Ross Diamond

Ross Diamond has been a Hackney resident and a senior manager in a range of voluntary sector organisations for over 25 years. He is currently Chief Executive Officer of RedbridgeCVS which incorporates Volunteer Centre Redbridge.

Scarlett Hiles

Scarlett Hiles

Scarlett comes from an NHS background working in mental health and Primary and Secondary Care Services. During this time she developed an interest in business operations and finance and is now developing a career in business restructuring services for government and public sector.

Alexandra Keramidas

Alexandra Keramidas

Alex Keramidas is a children’s solicitor and a former Hackney Resident. She is the Assistant Safeguarding Coordinator at the Diocese of Westminster, where she works to create safe environments for children and vulnerable adults. 

Nicola Murray

Nicola Murray

Nicola has worked in the third sector for most of her career – with roles at large national charities such as Scope, Marie Curie and Diabetes UK. She specialises in programme development and is currently the Senior Programmes Lead for the Anti-Bullying Alliance. She has been a Hackney resident for 8 years. 

Jonathan Parr

Jonathan Parr

Jonathan joined the Trustee board in 2016, bringing over 20 years of HR experience to VCH. A Hackney resident for over a decade, he is keen to leverage his corporate experience to benefit the wider community.

Andrew Ryan

Andrew Ryan

Andrew has lived in Hackney for over 30 years, working in publishing and generating commercial revenue for not-for-profit organisations.