We have teams based from our Sheffield office and hybrid working in London and across the UK . Our Board of Trustees come from around the UK and meet regularly in Sheffield. We work with a wide range of partners to achieve our aims. Our full list of partners can be seen below.
Laura is primarily responsible for setting the overall direction and vision of Hope for the Future, making key strategic decisions, and ensuring effective implementation against our strategy.
Adele coordinates our Policy and Engagement team and has a wealth of experience in local Government, policy, campaigning, and engagement.
Anne is responsible for Hope for the Future’s HR and administrative functions and oversees our finance function, ensuring the smooth running of our operations.
We are currently seeking a talented and ambitious fundraiser to enable us to achieve bigger, more ambitious action for climate and nature in 2024 and beyond. Details on our Jobs page or contact us.
Charlie provides research support to our team of Policy and Engagement Officers,and works with our partners and other climate and nature organisations to develop and implement grassroots advocacy strategies to influence political decision-makers on climate change policies.
Fergus supports constituents to engage their political representatives to take action on climate change. Contact Fergus if you, your community group or organisation is looking for support engaging your MP, council or mayor.
Apaar supports constituents in building a relationship with their political representatives and engaging them on climate change. Contact Apaar if you or your organisation is looking for support in contacting and working with your MP or council.
Joe supports constituents to lobby elected representatives for climate measures. He is particularly interested in climate justice and a just transition, bringing a decolonial perspective.
Alfie supports constituents in building a relationship with their political representatives and engaging them on climate change. Contact Alfie if you or your organisation is looking for support in contacting and working with your MP or council.
Joe provides administrative support to our Policy & Engagement team. His background is in arts management and theatre administration.
Bash supports HFTF's financial activities, including budgeting, financial reporting, and ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements.
Holly leads our communications. Her background is in Museums and Heritage, Charity and local council.
Jamie runs Hope for the Future’s social media, newsletter, and blog, as well as managing the website.
Jonny's background is in charity and higher education leadership. Currently CEO of the University of York's Graduate Student Association, Jonny has served as a trustee of six charities, most recently as the Vice Chair of St Nicks, an environmental charity in York. Jonny's growing concern about political inaction on climate issues led him to Hope for the Future - drawn to the charity's positive, inclusive, and impactful approach to creating change.
We are seeking a new Treasurer with experience in oversight of all financial aspects of a small to medium sized charitable or non profit organisation. You will advise non financial trustees and staff and ensure that HftF is on a firm financial footing now and into the future.
Jeremy is a semi-retired public health doctor who now sees climate change as the biggest threat to the health and wellbeing of humanity. He is trying to use his skills and experience to do something about it.
Cristina is a professor of politics at the University of Leeds and has worked on parliament and public engagement for 20 years. She is passionate about empowering people to enable change and she wanted to work with Hope for the Future to help achieve meaningful action on climate and the environment.
Uday has well-rounded experience of Investment Oversight, Risk Assurance, and Governance within the Financial Services industry. He believes that climate risk is investment risk and is passionate about transitioning away from the present scale of climate risk.
Rodolfo’s background is in policy and communications with a career that spans central Government and the charity sector. He is Vice Chair of East Street Arts in Leeds and former Ambassador for Young Trustees Movement. Rodolfo joined HFTF to better support civil society and local communities to make their voice heard in how we address the climate emergency.
Amisha has worked in the energy sector globally for over 15 years and is currently Mainstream Renewable Power’s Global Head of Public Affairs and Policy strategically guiding the companies positioning and leading engagement with government globally.
Jacob is currently a researcher at a community-interest consultancy, where he is Co-Director of a research centre exploring future trends. He has a broad range of research, policy and public engagement experience across energy and technology areas, having previously worked for charities, a think tank, and a regulator.