The AIM Foundation is a registered charity governed by five trustees. All of the trustees are related to the original settlor Ian Marks who died in 2018.
Angela Marks – Founder Trustee.
Caroline Marks – Chair since 2016, Non-executive Director of Cytoplan
Nic Marks – Trustee, Non-executive Director of Cytoplan, Joint responsibility for Investment
Pippa Bailey – Trustee, Responsibility for Family Fund grant-making
Jo Precious – Trustee, Responsibility for grant-making in East Anglia
Wider Family Involvement
The third generation of the family are Ambassadors and are all becoming more informed and involved in the grant assessments and decision making by joining grant-making subcommittees. Also, they can make recommendations for gifts from the Family Fund.
Other Support and External Advisors
Emma Beeston – Philanthropy Advisor
Emma works freelance supporting Caroline with evolving our strategy, researching and assessing charities, strengthening our governance and developing the expertise of the AIM Ambassadors.
Lydia Nolan is working part-time supporting Caroline with the book-keeping and administration.
Rachel Pardoe – Early Years Advisor
Early Years Emotional Security (EarlyYES) Limited, Parent-Infant Psychotherapist
Sophie Marple– Environment Advisor
Impatience Earth (Climate and Philanthropy Experts)
Amanda Keetley – Environment Advisor
Executive Director, Devon Environment Foundation
Amanda Williams – Nutrition for Health and Wellbeing Advisor
CEO Cytoplan Ltd