Our Board

Exeter City Futures is an independent Community Interest Company or ‘CIC’ (a special type of company which exists to benefit the community rather than private individuals). Our board of directors ensure that we operate within the rules of a CIC and deliver tangible outcomes for Exeter’s residents.

Chris Tidman

Deputy Chief Executive, Royal Devon University Healthcare Trust

Lisa Roberts

Vice Chancellor and Chief Executive


Steve Strang

Director of Estates and Information Technology, Exeter College

Zion Lights

Councillor Exeter City Council

Glenn Woodcock

Founder & CEO, Global City Futures

Our Team

The Exeter City Futures team is full of passionate experts and creative thinkers who all share a vision of a sustainable future. Some of the team have been provided by our member organisations to lead collaborative and strategic projects for the benefit of Exeter.

Karime Hassan

Chief Executive Officer

Roli Martin

Project Lead (Exeter Development Fund)

+44 (0) 7920 247 720

Jo Yelland


Carly Mays

Community Engagement Officer

Hannah Hurford

Community Engagement Administrator

Andrea Parry

Community Development Officer

Elaine Anning

Project Manager (Exeter Development Fund)

+44 (0) 7875 059 071

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