Trustees

Caroline Bradley

Chair

Caroline joined the board in January 2019. Following 20 years working at Goldman Sachs and Citi, Caroline joined the equity focused hedge fund FIFTHDELTA in 2020 as CEO. Caroline is a CFA Charterholder, Non-Executive of Stronghold UK and member of the Advisory Board of Kemmy Business School. Caroline is married with 3 children and lives in Sevenoaks.

Neil Cox

Trustee

Neil’s 13-year-old son, Sam, has enjoyed attending icandance every Saturday for the last 4 years and Neil has been a Trustee since 2018. Neil lives locally in Maida Vale and until recently he was a partner in a London-based private equity firm, having previously worked in Corporate Finance and Engineering.

Dahlia Dajani

Trustee

Dahlia comes with a strong background in marketing and entrepreneurship. Her daughter Lulu is an icandance dancer and loves her Saturday mornings! Currently, Dahlia is working as a Community Manager at Goodsted.

Simon Goldsmith

Trustee

Simon was icandance’s Treasurer from October 2015 until stepping down to a Trustee without portfolio in February 2022. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst &Young and has over twenty five years’ experience in a variety of industries including financial services, law, recruitment, retail, training, distribution and logistics. Simon is married with 2 children, enjoys watching many sports and continues to play football.

Renata Mendonca

Treasurer

Renata is a qualified accountant with over 20 years of experience in both industry and professional services. She developed her career in large global companies in several Finance related areas, such as Finance & Accounting, Consulting, Risk Management and Internal Audit.

Bavaani Nanthabalan

Trustee

Bavaani has worked in schools for over 40 years and led several successful primary schools in Camden. As Executive Headteacher of Netley Campus, she instigated the creation of a values based curriculum; giving every child the chance to learn, form successful relationships and thrive in an inclusive and culturally rich environment. In 2020, Bavaani was awarded the National Headteacher of the Year for Primary Schools.

Ru Pearce

Trustee

Ru runs a social enterprise called Growing Happy that supports a number of businesses, charities and governments, in maximising their social and environmental impact through film and strategic communications. He has also co-founded 6 Percent & Rising, a CIC that seeks to transform employment outcomes for individuals with learning disabilities and autism spectrum disorders.