Find out more about the people making social change happen through the Oasis Foundation.

Director of the Oasis Foundation

Chris Taylor

Chris works with business on sustainability, helps develop capacity in voluntary organisations and mentors current and future leaders. He designs and facilitates programmes for social and environmental activists. Internationally he has mentored young change-makers in management education. Chris is an Oasis Associate. He is passionate about social and environmental change, and building our contribution to a more just and sustainable world.

Trustees of the Oasis Foundation

Nick Ellerby

Co-founder and co-director of the Oasis School of Human Relations. Nick is a consultant, facilitator and one-to-one developer over 30 years with experience in public, commercial, family business, third sector and hybrid organisations, as well as global work.


Fiona Rockett-Taylor

A finance and business consultant with over 20 years’ experience in Management and Financial Accounting, Fiona is CIMA qualified and has¬†experience of¬†future visioning, strategic planning, business engagement and system implementation.


Mary Godfrey

Designer, curator, facilitator and business woman. Currently Director of Change and Performance, and previously Chair of the Collaborative CEO, for Bettys and Taylors Group, Mary has been an organisational partner of Oasis for ten years, and a member of the Oasis Foundation since 2016. She has experience of responsible leadership, communications and governance.


Rick Trask

Background in international business and third sector leadership. A mentor and consultant for over ten years, Rick works as a lead associate with Oasis. He has experience of charitable funding, pragmatic approaches, natural systems thinking and project management. He is engaged with questions relating to trust, whole person learning and its application in practice.

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