Who are we?
The Good Business Charter is an initiative of the Good Business Foundation, a charity registered in England and Wales. The CBI (Confederation of British Industry) and the TUC (Trades Union Congress) both have trustee representation on the board of the Good Business Foundation to ensure that the voices of business and employees are heard.
Our Core Team
Jenny Herrera, CEOJenny is in charge of the everyday runnings of GBC. She is the person who co-ordinates our largest members and bridges communication between the GBC trustees and the GBC team.
Ellie Peatman, Communications OfficerEllie is our comms lead, who runs our social media channels and maintains our website. She works with members on PR opportunities, including workshops and our blog page.
Sam Agnew, Small Member Support ManagerSam is our member support manager for smaller organisations, with 50 or less employees. She works closely with members to see what we can do to support them.
Julie Allen, Large Member Support ManagerJulie is our member support manager for larger organisations, with more than 50 employees. She works closely with members to see what we can do to support them.
Hunter Hampton-Matthews, Membership Recruitment ManagerHunter is in charge of our accreditations and renewals, and helps organisations on their responsible business journey and towards GBC accreditation.
Alistair Crane, Marketing ExecutiveAl is in charge of the GBC branding and marketing. He works with Ellie on the maintenance of our website.
Simon FoxSimon Fox, previously Chief Executive of Reach plc, the company that owns the Daily Mirror, Express and Star newspapers, is chairing the board of trustees.
John FosterOur CBI trustee representative is John Foster, Director of Policy and Communications at the CBI.
Tim SharpOur TUC trustee representative is Tim Sharp who is a Senior Policy Officer with responsibility for its work on employment rights.
Miatta FahnbullehMiatta Fahnbulleh, Chief Executive at the New Economics Foundation, a charity which seeks to transform the economy so it works for people and planet, is also a trustee.
Katherine ChapmanKatherine Chapman is Director of the Living Wage Foundation, and brings her considerable expertise in running an accreditation scheme to the board of trustees.
Julian RicherThe Good Business Charter was the idea of Julian Richer who is the initial funder and a trustee of the Good Business Foundation also.
The GBC is partnering with the Living Wage Foundation, the Ethical Trading Initiative and the Prompt Payment Code amongst others as part of its accreditation process as it prefers to work with respected, established operators in their respective fields.
The GBC team would like to thank Julie Abraham, Robert Bamforth, Alistair Crane, Lol Lecanu, David Robinson, George Turner, Scott Wood and Claudia Vernon for their help in setting up the Good Business Charter. We would also like to thank Jennie Colville, Kasia Gulyk Rutkowska and Hannah Winter from Capita, Alex Maitland from Oxfam, and Tim Coote and Martin Peters from Commotion for their help in the developing the GBC.
Photo of Julian Richer: Gerardo Jaconelli