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Meet our dedicated team of directors and founders who have driven the Hoffmann Foundation along.  Hoffman Foundation London

This is who we are...

Our trustees are volunteers who together comprise the Board, or governing body, of the
Foundation. They are responsible for ensuring that all aspects
of the charity's administration are compliant with charity law.


The Senior Management team are responsible for devising and implementing the organisation's strategy to ensure that HFA continues to be at the forefront
of excellent service delivery within the field of autism.


You can view a brief summary about their background and current responsibilities within the organisation. Read More

Ellie Goodyer

Trustee

With 15 years' experience, Ellie has a broad range of strategic marketing and bid management expertise across charity, public and private sectors in both the UK and Australia. Ellie has a close family member who is autistic. She is continually inspired by the work of the HFA team and the positive impact this has on service users and their families. She is passionate about and committed to doing all that she can to support the charity in achieving its objectives.

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Alan Wildsmith

Trustee

Alan is a management consultant with commercial, project management and human resources expertise having worked for global consultancies such as Hay Group and Manpower. He has a close family member with complex needs, including autism, and this is the key reason he wants to do all he can to support HFA’s vision and goals. Alan enjoys football (and is an FA certified coach), other sports, particularly skiing, and the Financial Times crossword.

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Julian Todd

Treasuer

Julian Todd is Chartered Accountant and holds a degree in Law and Economics from Cambridge University. He has recently retired and lives in Belgium. His last position was managing director a European aerospace manufacturing company.

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Christolin Rosairo

Finance Manager

Christolin Rosairo joined HFA in May 2010 as a Management Accountant and became Finance Manager in 2012.Prior to this position Christolin Rosairo worked in Media & Television for seven years and her last role as a Finance Manager was with SCL Ltd (part of Sutton Council).

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Margaret Ollivier

HR Manager

This is Margaret’s first position within Health and Social Care, having previously worked in a Students’ Union. She joined HFA in October 2007 as HR Officer and became HR Manager in 2008; she has been part of the Senior Management Team since 2010.

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Ronda Bradford

Chief Executive

Ronda Bradford has been working in Health and Social Care since 1970. Ronda has over 25 years experience working at a senior level in the voluntary sector which includes senior positions within the areas of learning disabilities, mental health, acquired brain injury, elderly services and disabled children services, specifically children and adults with Autism and or Asperger's Syndrome. Ronda joined HFA in November 2009 as Director of Services. In May 2010, she was asked to take on the role of acting CEO and was appointed permanent CEO in October 2010.

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Gary Page

Chairman

After graduating from Cambridge University with a BA in History, Gary spent 22 years in the City, first with Barclays Bank and for the last 15 years with the Dutch Bank ABN Amro. He held numerous management positions most recently as Senior Executive Vice President and Head of Global Markets. After leaving the City in 2008 he has become involved in a number of charitable organisations including Chair of a Charity for a school in East London for boys with Social, Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (2009-11) and since January 2011 he has been the Chair of the Board of Trustees of HFA. Gary is also Chair of the Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust which provides mental health services in East Anglia.

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Nahid Chowdhury

Trustee

Dr.Nahid Chowdhury is a qualified physician specialising in public health. She completed her Master of Public Health (health policy & administration ) degree in 1994 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dr.Nahid has more than 20 years of working experience in the voluntary sector. Her key specialism is applied research and project evaluation with emphasis on quality of care. She has also worked in a local authority as a commissioning officer and is competent in outcome based commissioning.

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Charles Kesser

Trustee

Since graduating from Saint Andrews in 2010, Charles got a law degree in 2013 and volunteered quite extensively with the National Autistic Society.

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Ayesha Pathmanadan

Trustee

Ayesha was born in the Seychelles and after graduating from Brunel University, Middlesex, with a BSc in Psychology, Ayesha worked for the Epidemiology department at the Victoria Hospital in the Seychelles. She later switched careers into finance and passed her CIMA qualifications in 2002. She has worked in the fast moving consumer goods industry for over 20 years. She started at H J Heinz as a purchase ledger clerk and has worked for United Biscuits and McCormick and has held senior finance director roles for the past 8 years.

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Alex Jarman

Trustee

Alex works at the leading social investment intermediary, Investing for Good, helping charities and social entrepreneurs to raise socially-motivated capital at scale. In his earlier career, he managed and constructed bespoke investment mandates for private banking clients and prior to that, was responsible for developing new business at a tech start-up. Alex is a Chartered Fellow of the CISI and holds a range of investment and lending qualifications including the full CISI Masters. He graduated from Bristol University with a BA in Modern Languages. Alex joined HFA in March 2015.

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