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Meredith Niles

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Meredith Niles


Meredith began her career in investment banking, working in New York, Frankfurt and London for Goldman Sachs, where she was latterly an Executive Director covering the Consumer and Retail industry. Meredith moved into the voluntary sector, working as an Investment Director at venture philanthropy funder Impetus Trust.

While at Impetus, she co-led the development of its first sector-specific fund, dedicated to helping charities working to reduce re-offending scale their impact. After the fund was successfully closed, Meredith joined the terminal illness charity Marie Curie, where she held a number of roles, culminating in four years as Executive Director of Fundraising and Engagement, with responsible for income generation, marketing, digital, policy and public affairs, and research.

Meredith is passionate about helping voluntary organisations thrive and is especially committed to strengthening the voice of women and girls and to making a difference within the London community. To that end, Meredith has served as a trustee of Hestia Housing and Support, Toynbee Hall, BookTrust and the Junior League of London. She currently serves as Chair of the SOFII Foundation, Deputy Chair of Plan International UK, and as a trustee of Charities Aid Foundation (CAF), in addition to her role with the Trust, which she joined in 2017. 

Meredith lives in London with her husband and their three sons.  In her spare time, she is a keen theatre-goer and concert attendee.