Rosalind Oakley

Executive Director, Association of Charitable Foundations


Ros Oakley is Executive Director and co–founder of the Association of Chairs. The association was launched in October 2013 to support non-profit Chairs and Vice Chairs in leading their organisations. With Ruth Lesirge, Ros wrote A Chair’s Compass, a guide for Chairs of charities and non-profit organisations and A Question of Balance a guide to the Chair-Chief Executive relationship.

Ros Oakley has 25 years’ experience in leadership, management and policy roles in the third sector and as a consultant to non-profit organisations. Ros served as chair of the board at Charities Evaluation Services from 2009 to 2013. She has an MBA from London Business School.

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