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Management Team

Shān Nicholas

Interim Chief Executive

Shān has worked as a Chief Executive since 2005. She has previously held interim Chief Executive roles at major charities including; British Institute of Human Rights, Child Poverty Action Group, Brook London, YWCA England & Wales, The Children's Society, The Refugee Council, British Association for Adoption and Fostering and United Response. Shan Nicholas

Damian Brady

Chief Operating Officer

Damian is an experienced Director of Operations and comes with 15 years senior management experience gained at the Office of the Ombudsman and at POhWER, the national advocacy charity. Damian has been appointed on a fixed term contract ending 31 December 2016.  Damian Brady

Howard Jackson

Director of Finance

Howard spent 22 years in the audit and accounting profession before becoming an FD. He has extensive experience across many different sectors including not for profit having worked with the Barrow Cadbury Trust and as Trustee of British Future.  Howard Jackson

Alice Reynolds

Head of Development

Alice is an experienced Fundraising Director with over 20 years senior management experience gained in a variety of roles in the charity and education sectors including the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust, Bishopsgate Institute and the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL).  Alice is a member of the Institute of Fundraising and also a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institute.  

Sian Williams

Director of the Financial Health Exchange

Before joining Toynbee Hall in 2009 as Head of Financial Inclusion, Sian served 13 years as a diplomat with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office.   Sian Williams

Paul Morden

Head of Services


Daniel Bunn

Head of Research, Evaluation and Learning


Daniel moved in to the Charity Sector in 2010 working with vulnerable children in Bolivia.  On his return he became the Centre Coordinator at Cambridge House and joined Toynbee Hall in 2012 as the Advice Support Coordinator before beginning his current role in May 2014.

 Daniel Bunn