Future Care Capital Trustees

Future Care Capital’s Board of Trustees is Chaired by Andrew Whelan. The Board of Trustees has a current total of four members (recruitment is underway to appoint new Trustees), tasked with ensuing that Future Care Capital achieves its charitable objects set out in their articles of association.

Andrew Whelan

Chairman of the Board of Trustees

Andrew is the founding Chairman of Future Care Capital having previously been a Trustee of the Council for Awards in Care, Health and Education. For over a decade, Andrew advised health and social care organisations on corporate strategy and business development as part of his role as a senior investment banker at Morgan Stanley and JPMorgan. He used his experience to establish Westcott Care to help elderly clients and their families find the right care, at the right time and in the right setting to meet their individual needs. This theme of unified care has flowed into his work at Future Care Capital. Andrew’s other interests include singing and performing, running and until recently playing rugby.

Julian Chislett


Julian has over 25 years of commercial experience in the media world, building, leading, and directing sales/marketing, strategy, and technology teams. His expertise is in delivering optimal operational efficiency, workforce productivity, and client relationship management. He has worked with many companies across the globe, developing and implementing innovative digital initiatives, and has over 15 years’ experience in change management. Julian is currently Chief Executive Officer of Civil Society Media Ltd which is the UK’s only independent media company dedicated solely to supporting the charity sector.

Mike Dixon


Mike trained as a Chartered Accountant with Price Waterhouse where he worked for 12 years with a range of major international businesses. He then joined HSBC Insurance Brokers, a large international insurance broking group, where he was Finance Director for seven years and Chief Executive for a further seven. Mike was a Trustee of Addaction, one of the UK’s leading and largest specialist drug, alcohol and mental health treatment charities. He was also a Non-Executive Director of Surrey Community Health, the provider arm of NHS Surrey between April 2009 and March 2011. Mike is currently the Finance and Operations Director for the Charities Aid Foundation and is also a Trustee of Age UK.

Irene Gray


Irene trained as a nurse in Manchester from 1972 to 1975, specialising in care of the elderly. She was appointed to her first Executive Director position at the Christie Hospital in 1986.

Over the past 31 years Irene has held 9 executive roles including Director of Nursing at Leicester Royal Infirmary, Guy’s and St Thomas’, Surrey and Sussex Healthcare, University Hospitals Bristol and a National Care Home Company. Irene was also Regional Director of Nursing for the West Midlands and Chief Executive Officer of the Nurse Directors Association UK.

Irene was awarded an MSc from Nottingham University in 1997 and subsequently an Honorary Professor in Nursing at 4 universities.

Future Care Capital Executive Management and Officer Team

The Executive Management Team are responsible for day-to-day running of Future Care Capital, while the Officer Team support the charity’s policy, advocacy and administrative functions.

Greg Allen

Chief Executive

Greg spent over a decade as a Board director across the NHS, health and care sector, and was a senior civil servant at the Department of Health. He spent three years as Chief Executive of the Centre for Workforce Intelligence (within Kier Group plc) and was also UK Business Transformation Director for Nuffield Health, which is one of the UK’s largest charities.  In his varied early career, Greg was a private banker at Coutts & Co, having originally served as an Army Officer in the Adjutant General’s Corps (Education & Training Services) in the UK and overseas. He is a Chartered Fellow of the CIPD, a qualified teacher, and enjoys cycling and watching rugby.

Joel Charles

Director of Government Relations and Impact

Joel has over a decade of experience working in Parliament and the third sector. He more recently worked for the charity Shaw Trust where he delivered the launch of Power 100, a list of Britain’s most influential persons with a disability or impairment. Joel also served as a Cabinet Member on a local authority for two years where he delivered a package of measures to support key community services and a new community wellbeing strategy.

Annemarie Naylor MBE

Director of Policy and Strategy

Annemarie has a background in public policy working with local, regional and central government. She established the Asset Transfer Unit and oversaw national programs to enable the transfer of publicly owned land and buildings to communities. Annemarie was awarded an MBE for services to community asset ownership in 2015. Whilst working in the third sector, she developed a national network for community libraries and undertook primary research for government on library service delivery. On secondment to the Cabinet Office, Annemarie joined the ICT Futures Team, working on government department procurement decisions. More recently, she ran her own small business and pursued a range of innovative projects, including the Common Libraries initiative – which received an international OuiShare Award.

David Milne

Director of Finance and Corporate Services

David is a Chartered Management Accountant and an experienced Management Consultant, having led financial work streams and projects across public and private sector organisations. Prior to joining Future Care Capital, David worked at Deloitte MCS Ltd as a Senior Consultant where he led and supported a wide range of engagements. At Deloitte, David gained expertise in account analysis, cost modelling, negotiations and delivering meaningful and understandable finance management information to both finance and non-finance resources across programmes and business as usual operations.

Bradley Hardiman

Managing Partner, Investment Fund

Bradley heads up Future Care Capital’s Investment Fund. The plan is to raise a £30m – £40m fund to invest in early stage technology based health and care entities with high societal benefit. Prior to this role, Bradley was an Investment Manager and later the Investment Director at Cambridge Enterprise Seed Funds (CESF). CESF invested in early stage companies that were founded through technologies emanating from the University of Cambridge and was the best performing venture fund globally in 2016.

Taryn Kershaw

Head of Corporate Services

Taryn is the Head of Corporate Services at Future Care Capital. Her responsibilities encompass many aspects of the charity, including human resources, finance support, governance and office management. Her organisational skills keep the team running smoothly. Prior to Future Care Capital, Taryn worked in many industries, including publishing, public relations, film production and architecture, accumulating more than 15 years administrative experience.

Curtis-James Marshall

Public Relations Manager

With several years experiences of working in communications, research, policy and campaigning, CJ’s career has spanned both the public and third sectors. With a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in Law, CJ passed out at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst whilst still at University. CJ has a keen interest in law and order matters, working in a voluntary capacity with the London Metropolitan and Thames Valley Police Forces. He has also worked for charities helping vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. Prior to joining Future Care Capital, CJ was heavily involved in politics, advising a London Mayoral Candidate, a political party and running a Cross-Bench Peer’s Parliamentary Office in the House of Lords.

Amber Noel

Administration Support Officer

Amber is the Administration Support Officer at Future Care Capital. Her responsibilities include assisting the team with administerial duties and supporting the smooth running of the office. Amber has more than five years administrative experience and three years health and social care experience. Prior to joining Future Care Capital, she worked in both the public and private sector.

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