Introducing Dot Dot Dot’s New Board of Directors

At Dot Dot Dot Property we are very proud to welcome four new non-executive directors to our board. Josh Babarinde, Lisa Taylor, Alistair Stuart and Tony Curzon Price will be bringing their wide-ranging skills and experience to oversee our strategy and to make sure we are on track to achieve our goals.

Alongside them, our Chief Executive Peter Brown and Head of Services Mark Ackroyd are being promoted to executive directors, with Mark taking the new job title Director of Services.

Founder Katharine Hibbert will continue as a director and will chair the board.

Katharine said: “This is an exciting time for Dot Dot Dot. Over the past three years, we have dramatically increased the scale of our work, providing hundreds more people with good, inexpensive homes, and supporting them to give tens of thousands of hours to causes they care about.

So this the ideal moment to develop our governance structures to make sure we are doing a great job of the work we already have, and to get ready for further growth in both scale and impact.

I am delighted that this group of excellent non-executives have chosen to get involved and to apply their diverse perspectives to our opportunities and challenges. I am also very grateful to Peter and Mark for their continuing contribution to Dot Dot Dot and am glad to have this opportunity to appoint them as directors. I am very much looking forward to working as part of this board to guide the organisation to do even more and better in future.”

Introducing our new non-executive directors:

 

Josh Babarinde – Josh is Founder & CEO of Cracked It, London’s smartphone repair service staffed by young ex-offenders. He was named a Forbes 30 Under 30 Europe Social Entrepreneur 2019 and Cracked It was named Social Enterprise of the Year 2019 by the Evening Standard. He’s also a trustee of the Funding Network, which runs crowdfunding for good causes, and the Shackleton Foundation, an early-stage social impact investor and funder. He was the Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Bethnal Green & Bow at the 2019 General Election. He was a Dot Dot Dot guardian in 2015.

 

 

Tony Curzon Price – Tony is an economist at the Financial Conduct Authority, and before that – from 2016 to 2019 – he was the economic advisor to Greg Clark, MP, Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy. Previously, Tony was Editor-in-Chief of OpenDemocracy, where he is still a trustee, and he is chair of the trustees of the Meanwhile Gardens Community Association, a community garden in West London.

 

 

 

Alistair Stuart – Alistair is Chief Operating Officer of Investec. He joined the bank in 2016 as COO of the private bank and was promoted to the Executive Board of the bank as a whole in 2019. Prior to his role at Investec, Alistair has worked for a range of banks around the world, including RBS, Westpac Bank and Lloyds TSB.

 

 

 

 

Lisa Taylor – Lisa is Founder-Director of Coherent Cities and Executive Director of Future of London, where she was CEO from 2013 to 2019 and now runs senior leadership courses in London and Manchester. Future of London is a not-for-profit focused on urban leadership, best practice and networks, whose members include local authorities, the GLA family, housing associations and companies, with a network of 4,400+ professionals. While CEO, Lisa quadrupled membership, reach and revenue, diversified the board and created the Speaker Diversity Network. Her new company, Coherent Cities, offers strategy, facilitation, coaching and project leadership across and beyond the UK.

 

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