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.

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

Related Articles

17th August 2020

National School Survey – July 2020 – Summary of Findings

In response to to the coronavirus pandemic, IVE worked with colleagues across the country to find out the needs and aspirations of schools ahead…

Read More
21st September 2020

From Surviving to Thriving

A version of this article was first published on September 8th 2020 on BDaily. “Someone recently asked me to define creativity and explain its…

Read More
27th July 2020

Young people to receive IVE’s creative training to help reduce youth crime

IVE has been awarded a grant of £49, 671 from the Youth Endowment Fund to support young people at-risk of being drawn into violent…

Read More
Sign up to our newsletter