Board of Trustees

Reset’s Board of Trustees has been selected to bring together a high calibre group who have the knowledge of the sector and the skills to govern and appropriately scrutinise the work of the organisation. Current membership is:

Chris Clements
Chris is a Director of Social Finance, a not for profit who partner with likeminded organisations to rethink and tackle some of the toughest social issues. He leads the Impact Incubator, a partnership with a number of leading UK charitable foundations working to drive systemic change. As part of this Chris has worked deeply on refugee issues in recent years, including supporting the development of Community Sponsorship and co-founding Reset. He became its first Director on launch before handing over responsibility in late 2018. Chris’s background is predominantly in the voluntary sector, where he was previously the Group Operations Director for a large UK community development charity, and has led the development of new initiatives and projects across a number of not-for-profit organisations.
Paul Butler
Paul is the Church of England Bishop of Durham; as such he is also a member of the House of Lords. He has taken a leading role for the Chruch of England on refugee matters over the past 3 years. He co-chaired the National Refugee Welcome Board for its first 18 months and sat on the All Party Parliamentary Group for Refugees Inquiry ‘Refugees Welcome’
Mais Haddadin
Mais is a Bi-Lingual professional with wide international experience combining technology, innovation, markets and economic development. Passionate about inspiring nations, bridging need with expertise, and linking universities with Industry. A strategic business developer and professional networker with several years of commercial and partnering experience with a focus on business support for SMEs. Currently Mais is the Programme Director of "The Human Safety Net for Refugees" in Europe and a Senior Advisor to “Improve Employment Opportunities Programme" in Jordan. She is also on the Board of the Anglo Jordanian Society, a UK registered Charity.
Helen Griffiths
Helen is a senior civil servant in government, with over ten years experience. Helen has worked in a range of posts across different departments and has experience of working with non-government organisations and charities. She is excited and proud to be a part of the important work of Reset.
Richard Bell
Rich is an experienced public affairs and policy professional who has led political advocacy projects for a range of non-governmental organisations. He currently works as an advisor to the leadership of the British Medical Association and is a former Head of Public Affairs, Policy and Research at the social mixing charity The Challenge, where he established and led the secretariat to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Social Integration. Rich has advised the Mayor of London on cohesion policy and is the author of numerous research reports on immigration, integration and community empowerment.
Hilary Adams
Hilary is a Chartered Accountant with over 40 years' experience. She recently retired from her general practice where she worked both with businesses and charities. She now assists a number of charities both in the UK and overseas. She is a member of her local Community Sponsorship Group. As she finds being a Community Sponsorship volunteer so rewarding, joining the Reset Board seemed a logical progression.