Our Team

Charityworks is governed by a board of trustees and is delivered by a team based at Koreo in London. Koreo is run by Charityworks founder Rachel Whale, and has been the managing agent for Charityworks since its launch in 2009.


Diana Galloway
Learning Experience Manager

Diana is a Learning Experience Manager at Koreo with a background in supporting young leaders with their learning and development. She is a lead facilitator on the Charityworks development programme.

Ben Dewhirst
Projects Officer

Ben works across a varied portfolio of projects at Koreo specialising in entry routes into and through social change, focusing on coaching and leadership skills. He is a coach and facilitator supporting delivery of the Charityworks programme.

Ashanya Griffiths
Learning Experience Manager

Ashanya works as a Learning Experience Manager at Koreo. She leads the development and facilitation of the Charityworks programme, managing operational delivery and working to support trainees and hiring managers throughout their year.

Jordan Rolfe
Programme Director

Jordan is a Senior Consultant at Koreo working to design and deliver projects and programmes across Koreo’s portfolios. He is the Charityworks Programme Director. Jordan joined Koreo in 2014 and is an alumni of the Charityworks programme himself.

Almaas Osman
Learning Experience Manager

Almaas is a Learning Experience Manager at Koreo working on a range of projects and programmes focused on equity, inclusion and belonging. She is a learning session and peer action learning facilitator for the programme.

Craig Pemblington
Development Director

Craig works as Head of Projects at Koreo, responsible for the strategic development and delivery of national campaigns for our talent programmes, including Charityworks. Craig has a particular passion around social inclusion and is responsible for the programme's radical inclusion strategy for recruitment. He holds responsibility for the approach to growing partner relationships with charities to access talent on the programme.

Rachel Whale
Founder & CEO

Rachel is a social entrepreneur and activist with 20-years experience working in and with the social sector. Founding Director of Koreo, she has held leadership roles in a range of organisations dedicated to social impact, led consultancy projects across sectors in the UK and internationally, and founded several ventures dedicated to mobilising talent for social change.

Ella Rendall
Campaigns Lead

Ella joined Koreo in 2022 having previously worked in Business Excellence for a large social housing provider and Charityworks partner. Ella holds a Master's in Black Humanities from the University of Bristol. She is currently leading the Charityworks recruitment and business development campaigns having formerly been a trainee on the programme in 2020.

Erin Lee
Development Administrator

Erin is a Business Development Administrator at Koreo, and works on the Charityworks programme supporting both business development and recruitment campaigns. She is a specialist in digital marketing campaigns promoting the non-profit sector as a key destination of choice for talent accessing the programme, and partners looking to hire our trainees.


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