Ift Team Archives - The IFT

Edward Hinman

Ed joined the IFT in April 2022 as Communications & Public Affairs Executive. Ed has a very strong track record in PR through agency and freelance roles and has a particular interest in policy, innovation and influencing. 

At the IFT, Ed works closely with our CEO and will be involved on a range of influencing and thought leadership projects. He is responsible for raising The IFT profile, creating content and developing communication channels. If you would like more information, please contact Ed: ehinman@the-ift.com


Claire Lewis

Claire joined the IFT in January 2022 as Professional Development and Events Executive. Previous to this, Claire worked as a Client Services Executive for virtual courses at a professional development institute and in retail management.

At the IFT Claire works closely with our CEO and IFT Academy Programme leads. She is responsible for managing key aspects of professional development, the IFT Academy Programme and events. If you would like more information on upcoming IFT events, please contact Claire: clewis@the-ift.com

Natasha Proctor

Natasha joined the IFT in October 2020 as the Corporate Partnerships Executive. Previously to this Natasha worked as a Corporate Partnerships Account Manager at two of the UK’s leading charities and prior to that gained experience as a Business Development Manager at a global podcasting company.

At the IFT Natasha works closely with our CEO, board, members, senior corporate partner connections and stakeholders. She is responsible for engagement with our corporate partners, the development of new commercial opportunities and the creation of new corporate partnerships. If you would like to discuss becoming a corporate partner of the IFT, please contact Natasha nproctor@the-ift.com

Tom Shanahan

Tom joined the IFT in June 2020 as the Membership Executive. Tom’s previous experience was within financial administration and account management. As part of the role he is responsible for coordinating the membership application process, implementing recruitment activities and also sits upon the IFT Membership Committee. If you are interested in becoming a member of the IFT, please do not hesitate to contact Tom. tshanahan@the-ift.com

Milly Camley

Milly has enjoyed a successful career in board level roles in complex organisations, leading large-scale public facing operations and strategic functions, notably stakeholder relations, spanning from the senior judiciary to regulators and corporates. In consultancy, she has advised organisations at board and executive level and delivered transformational change in national organisations and large service providers, including London boroughs, NDPBs and charities. A seasoned PR and stakeholder management professional, she has worked within and advised membership organisations, focusing on member engagement and strategic partnerships.