Peter is a qualified chartered accountant. After a number of commercial finance roles, he became the Finance Director of BSS, a national charity providing information, support and advice to people through the delivery of high quality information services, and in 2002 he was appointed Chief Executive. Peter joined Field Lane as Chief Executive at the beginning of 2015.
In addition to his executive experience, he has sat on a number of boards in a non-executive capacity. These have included being Chairman of the London Early Years Foundation, Chairman of The Helplines Association (THA) and being a trustee of the Association of Chief Executives of Voluntary Organisations (ACEVO). He is currently a trustee, and Chairman of the Finance, Audit and Risk Committee, at YMCA England & Wales.
Director of Operations
Jacky started her career as a learning disability nurse. Jacky went on to qualify as a physiotherapy technician and worked in a special project for people with severe disabilities. After completing a diploma in counselling she worked in local government, managing and setting up projects for young people, mothers and babies, travellers and people with mental health issues.
From there she joined a large organisation where she managed a drug and alcohol residential service, alongside a bail unit for serious offenders and mother and baby units. After setting up a 40 bed new hostel for homeless single people in Brighton, Jacky joined Field Lane as a care manager in 2000. She was appointed as Director of Operations in 2007. Since then she has been responsible for growing the organisation’s work, building Field Lane’s reputation for strong services with a client centred approach.
Director of Finance
Stuart is a commercial Chartered Accountant with many years working at senior levels in a range of successful companies. Following training in London for a top ten firm and focusing on SME clients he went on to gain strong corporate experience working for organisations including Thomson Reuters, Morgan Stanley, Fitch, and the PR firm Financial Dynamics.
Working for owner managed SME’s and clients with VC backing, as well as bluechip clients, he developed expertise in a range of skills including working in both strategic and operational roles. Having run successful finance teams he has strong experience of cash flow management, strategic planning and management reporting, and profit maximisation. Further, his work has given him great experience developing internal control environments and managing clients as they scale and prepare themselves for sale or look to grow via acquisition.
Stuart gained his degree from Cardiff University before training at RSM in London. He is married with three daughters.