Joseph Levy Foundation welcomes Denise Ramsey

We welcome Denise Ramsey to the Joseph Levy Foundation as our Executive Director.

Denise comes to the Foundation with a track record of leadership roles both in philanthropy and the wider charity sector. Drawing on her blended experience of working in grant making, creating inclusive systems and processes, and leading equity, diversity practices which change the sector. There is much expertise and knowledge she can bring to our work.

Denise is a driven social leader, with business sense, her particular passion is driving change for and with communities. She has overseen change strategies in charities, most recently implemented a grant making strategy, rooted in equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging at UnLtd, the foundation for social entrepreneurs, as well as leading the organisations response to an equity audit.  At the heart of all Denise’s work is social justice and achieving long term change.

Message from Jane Jason OBE, Chair of Joseph Levy Foundation.

“I and the trustees of the Joseph Levy Foundation are delighted to welcome Denise Ramsey as the Foundation’s new Executive Director. Denise brings a wealth of knowledge and experience within the charity sector, particularly with regards to equitable grant making to assist and advise the Board.”

Message from Denise Ramsey, Executive Director.

“It is a privilege to join the Joseph Levy Foundation at this pivotal moment, as the Foundation welcomes this exciting period of change, as it meets the challenges of reviewing and implementing systems and processes, which will support the work of the Foundation for the future. Continuing to make a difference in the lives of others by supporting small organisations that help disadvantaged people in their communities.

I am excited to build on the Foundations impactful work supporting people experiencing disadvantage. Particularly children and young people. I am looking forward to working with the Foundation staff team, board, partners, future generation of trustees and to meet and learn from those the Foundation supports, to continue Joseph Levy’s mission to support those most in need.”

See our team page to learn more about Denise.