Meet the team

Board of Trustees

Teresa Tideman - Chair of the Board of Trustees

Teresa TidemanTeresa Tideman is a Non-Executive Director of STDupont and a Senior Associate of Quarto Advisors, an international retail consultancy. Teresa was formerly CEO of Style Group Brands, one of the leading British Fashion Houses. Prior to that she held a number of senior roles at the Walt Disney Company including Senior Vice President and Managing Director of The Disney Store and Managing Director of the Consumer Products division for EMEA. Teresa spent time working in Australia as Fashion Director for David Jones Ltd and is also a former Executive of Arcadia having spent 13 years with the Group working across a number of the fascias. Teresa is actively involved in a number of charities in the UK and has been a Trustee of In Kind Direct since 2010.

Richard WolffCEO, Javelin Group

In Kind DirectRichard Wolff co-founded Javelin Group in 1997 and was its Chief Operating Officer and ran its Strategy Consulting practice until 2018 when he became Javelin Group's CEO.  He is also joint leader of Accenture’s UK & Ireland Retail Strategy business and Head of Europe Retail Strategy.  He has advised many retailers, brands, consumer goods companies and B2Bs on how to transform their digital, omni-channel and ecommerce business. He previously worked at GUS, the leading UK catalogue retailer and is non-executive director at a start-up AIPatient.

Ajay Kavan, Senior Advisor KKR and Piper Equity, Deputy Chair of the Board of Trustees

Ajay’s portfolio focuses on ecommerce and digital transformations and includes roles as Senior advisor to KKR, Piper Equity and other digital advisory and board roles.  He has deep ecommerce experience in both pure plays and multi-channel retailers. He was an Amazon Vice President for 9 years scaling multiple categories and held global roles including launching Amazon Fresh in Europe/Asia.  As CEO of Matches Fashion, he helped stabilise the business during the challenging period of COVID and Brexit.  Prior to his pure play roles, he launched 3 ecommerce businesses within multichannel retailers and was a director within Kingfisher and Home Retail Group.

Rosanne Gray, CEO, In Kind Direct

Rosanne Gray is In Kind Direct's new Chief Executive. For the past eighteen years she has worked in a variety of organisations from large corporations such as Shell, entrepreneurial start-ups to foundations focused on developing solutions to social and environmental problems. From founding CottonConnect, a global business transforming the world’s cotton supply chains, leading the Virgin Foundation (Virgin Unite) for one of the world’s best known entrepreneurs to most recently running a tech start-up that empowers small companies to get online, she has harnessed the power of business to transform people’s lives.

Dr Juliane Kronen, Founder and Managing Director, Innatura in Germany

Dr Juliane Kronen is the Founder and Managing Director of Innatura in Germany. After studying business administration, Juliane worked for The Boston Consulting Group for 16 years, eight of which were as a partner. Juliane advised companies operating globally, primarily from the telecommunications industry, and she was also responsible for the European “Women's Initiative” and social impact projects. Juliane has been a trustee of the Right Livelihood Foundation since 2010 and a member of the jury that determines the so-called ‘alternative Nobel Prize winners’ annually since 2011. Juliane co-founded innatura in 2011. She also holds several voluntary roles, including on the Advisory Board of Cradle2Cradle, an NGO, and is the Swedish honorary consul in her home state of Northrhine-Westfalia.

Bastien Charpentier, President, Dons Solidaires in France

Bastien Charpentier is the President of Dons Solidaires in France.




Anna Barbera I Areste, In Kind Direct International Manager

Anna is IKDI Network Manager. She previously worked for an international firm on cutting-edge ethics, as EU lobbyist and as fundraiser. Anna co-founded and serves as a trustee for a charity that promotes French education to children. She is an alumna of the London School of Economics, Sciences po Paris and the UAB of Barcelona.