Iona Joy, NPC


NPC is head of NPC’s charities team and advises both charities and funders on improving their impact. She leads NPC’s work on strategy, has produced guidance for both charities and funders on social investment, and takes a particular interest in charity governance through her involvement in our seminars for trustees. Her clients include the Clothworkers’ Foundation, Scope and East London Business Alliance, among others. Iona also runs NPC’s training courses on charity strategy, social investment and strategic analysis for funders and charities.

Iona is a regular commentator on issues facing the sector and has appeared on BBC Television News and Radio 4, and written for The Guardian and CityAM.

Iona joined NPC after a career in finance, including with the then Commonwealth Development Corporation and as a merchant banker. She is a trustee of London Wildlife Trust.

NPC Ignites conference session:

B1: Is collaboration improving or wasting resources?

In an era of increasing demand and decreasing resources are collaboration and mergers key to delivering greater impact? Or are they time-wasting distractions? Join our panel to discuss the right conditions for collaboration.