Our Trustees

Committed to supporting small charities…

Trustees at the FSI are selected for their passion for the sector, the skills they are able to give to the charity and their ability to take the FSI forward year on year building on its successes.


Emma Harrison CBE

Chairman & Founder:  Emma is an entrepreneur she has extensive experience as a Chairman of both small and large businesses.

Graham Allan

Treasurer: Graham has recently retire as a Partner at Marriott Gibbs Reece and Wallace an accountancy firm in Sheffield

Gerry Griffin

Specialism:  Gerry is the founder of Skill Pill, Gerry leads the development and evolution of  an online learning and supports the FSI in respect of our online learning and marketing and communications.

Graham Precey

Specialism:  Graham is the Head of Corporate Responsibility and Ethics at Legal & General and the founder of Sail for Cancer, Graham represents the small charity perspective at the FSI and supports the board in respect of public benefit and beneficiary interests.

Noorzaman Rashid

Specialism:  Noorzaman is a leader and builder of organisations, boards and teams to improve business performance, Noorzaman supports the FSI in respect of succession planning, supports the Business Development team to develop products and services and takes the lead for the annual Trustee Away Day.

Garreth Spillane

Specialism: Garreth is Chief of Staff at the Global Innovation Fund, Garreth supports the policy and influencing initiatives of the FSI bringing extensive experience in public policy and strategy

Barbara Watkinson

Specialism:  Barbara is a founding Director of Leadership and Management Development at TMLA Limited and a member of The Management & Leadership Academy, Barbara supports the trustee annual appraisal process as well as supporting the CEO with advice on staff development