Thank You

I would like to start by paying tribute to Tony Pidgley CBE, who passed away on 26 June 2020, aged 72. Tony was one of our four founding Trustees, and spent seven years on our Board. He was passionate about our work with young people, and connected easily with people of all ages and backgrounds. He was full of laughter, but in a board meeting was always ready to get to the heart of the matter. I will miss him very much.

Thank you also to our Chair, Rob Perrins, and our Trustees Wendy Pritchard and Elaine Driver, for their continued support, guidance and flexibility through challenging times.

I would like to thank the Berkeley Group, for its continued funding, and for the unwavering enthusiasm of staff across the company for raising money and volunteering their time and skills to support communities. During the Covid-19 pandemic, their commitment has gone far beyond our work at the Foundation, with huge quantities of PPE given to charities, car parking spaces donated to key workers, and much more.

Much of our work continues to be driven by our team of Foundation Champions – staff volunteers who lead the Foundation’s work in each Berkeley office, manage local charity partnerships, organise events and inspire colleagues to get involved. They have risen to the challenges of continuing this work through the lockdown admirably.

I’d like to thank the Berkeley Group’s suppliers and sub-contractors who contribute hugely to our fundraising efforts and also help by opening up employment opportunities for young people.

Finally, thank you to our charity partners. Their innovation, collaborative spirit, and determination to do the right thing in difficult circumstances is a constant source of inspiration.

Sally Dickinson
Head of the Berkeley Foundation



Rob Perrins
Tony Pidgley CBE (1947 – 2020)
Wendy Pritchard
Elaine Driver

Foundation Team
Sally Healy
Emma Lidefjard
Clare Maddison
Anton Scheving
Harry Thomason

Berkeley Group Support
Alastair Bradshaw
Sophie Harrison
Katherine Newcombe
Eyvind Ryans
Simon Winson
Shruti Bedi and the
Berkeley Group Creative team

Lead Foundation Champions

Berkeley Group
Louise Clarke
Heleen Driever-Devanand

Berkeley Homes East Thames
Mark Carter

Berkeley Homes Eastern Counties
Sam Henderson
Georgina Tebay

Berkeley Homes North East London
Fionna McDermott

Berkeley Homes Oxford & Chiltern
Sarah Goodchild
Liz Pickston-Bartlett
Kimberley Silk

Berkeley Homes South East London
Charlotte Gould
Charlotte Milmo
Ben Williams

Berkeley Homes Southern
Samantha Stiff
Jenna Young

Berkeley St Edward
Kirsty Burnett
Alice Godyn
Emily West

Berkeley Homes West Thames
Lovelace Adubofour-Poku
Jags Sanghera

St George
Michael Kiganda
Sari Thomas
Liz Winford

St James & St William
Ashley Ridgley

St James London North
Sarah White

St James London South
Judy Gilbert

St James White City
Lucy Masterton
Sharon Nicholls

St Joseph
Louise Woollen

Read more by downloading our Annual Review 2020.

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