Jo Garnham-Parks

25th May 2017 - Ben Stones

Jo has responsibility for looking after the ‘business’ of the organisation and leads the Finance & Operations team.

She has experience in both the private, public and third sector, having worked in the latter for over 20 years.  She has substantial leadership experience often in cross-sector organisations.  She has in-depth knowledge of finance both in and out of third sector and maximizing income through tax efficiencies.  She also has extensive HR experience having led an organisation through a complete pay and reward review for over 300 staff, has led a number of successful reorganisations, mergers and is experienced in handling TUPE situations.  Working in the third sector means she has a wide range of experience including systems analysis and implementation, capital refurbishments, the safeguarding of intellectual property amongst others.  Jo is also an accredited mediator with the International Mediation Institute, specialising in work-based conflict.

To keep updated with sector developments Jo is a member of ACEVO (Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations), Charity Finance Group, the RSA and CIPD.

Her main interest/obsession is cooking, she specializes in British/French cuisine but also loves the science of molecular cooking. She is also a professional chocolatier.

Email: Jo@weareive.org

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