Andrew Morgan Giles, Chair

Andrew was appointed chair of trustees in January 2021, and is also the treasurer and a member of the Emmaus Oxford social enterprise committee. Andrew retired as COO of executive education at Oxford University in 2011. Prior to that he had extensive experience in the private sector as the chief executive of various SMEs, mostly in the construction industry. He also held functional responsibility for operations, finance, sales and marketing at earlier stages of his career. Andrew is a chartered engineer and qualified project manager, and has an MBA from Oxford University.

Mark Hallam

Mark has more than 30 years’ experience in the marketing and media research industry, mostly with The Nielsen Company. He has held various senior international leadership positions in marketing, sales, client service, new business development and general management. He has a wealth of expertise in commercial strategy, contract negotiations, client relationship development, team building, individual coaching and mentoring. He is currently working as an independent management consultant, advising a number of organisations. Alongside his trustee responsibilities, Mark is chair of the Emmaus Oxford social enterprise committee. In addition, he has recently become a Trustee of OXSRAD, an Oxford based charity providing integrated sports and recreation facilities for all abilities.

Nick Rose

Nick is chair of the Companion Welfare Committee – a committee that sees companions, staff, trustees and co-opted members get together to discuss companion issues and community life. Nick has worked as a Consultant Psychiatrist with the Oxford Mental Health Trust, a Hon. Sen. Lecturer in Psychiatry at the University of Oxford, a family therapy tutor & trainer, a college adviser and as a education consultant involved in setting up and implementing post-disaster mental health services, mainly on behalf of UNHCR. Nick has been a supporter of Emmaus Oxford for many years, believing that it ‘does what it says on the tin’ by supporting people from all backgrounds.

Barry Moloney

Barry brings over 40 years’ experience of business to assist Emmaus Oxford’s development. In his career in the energy and technology sectors, he has held managerial roles in marketing, international customer development, service delivery and business improvement, including several board level positions. He continues to work in delivery of specialist recycling services promoting the ‘circular economy’.  He brings his experience of engaging customers and delivering value for them to Emmaus’ social enterprise, where he has served in a voluntary capacity since 2017. Barry holds an MBA from Henley Management College and sits on the Social Enterprise Committee.

Emma McKay

Emma Mckay is a Research Director at Verian, leading large-scale research and evaluation projects for clients including DLUHC, DWP, Home Office and other government departments. Emma has worked in policy and research roles in the private, public and charity sector since 2010. She has worked for organisations including ComRes, Young Women’s Trust and Charity Retail Association. She has held voluntary and trustee roles in several local, small or grassroots organisations such as the Her Centre, a domestic violence charity, and Progressive Women, a women’s leadership network.

Amanda Clark

Amanda Clark has been a trustee since November 2021.  With over 23 years of supported housing experience from front line delivery to policy development, she currently works for the riverside group as regional operations manager responsible for delivering and shaping their London mental health services.

Abby Hipkin

Abby is an experienced learning and organisational development professional, currently working within Oxford University applying her skills in person-centred and strategic learning content design within the Gardens, Libraries and Museums Division, one of the largest and most important research repositories in the world (currently comprising over 21 million objects, specimens, and printed items as well as digitised and born-digital materials). She is a professional magpie with a broad range of L&D interests, including individual and team coaching, leadership development, strategic talent planning, customer service training, communication skills, and equality diversity and inclusion training. Abby is a member of the Chartered Institute for Professional Development, and the Association for Coaching, and holds NLP Practitioner and Mental Health First Aider certifications.

Mark O’Sullivan

Mark is an experienced hospitality leader having held senior roles with significant national brands including Operations Director with Miller & Carter Steakhouse and Vintage Inns Country Pubs. Mark has a proven track record delivering significant financial results with large diverse teams across national brands. Particular area of expertise in developing strategy to grow and reposition brands with excellent investment returns.