Adam Askew

Chair of Trustees

Adam Askew has been working for over 16 years building partnerships and campaigns for social change with some of the biggest funders, philanthropists, charities and companies in the world. Adam specialises in fundraising and partnership strategy, communications, grant making, and is a charity sector specialist.

Adam is currently an Associate at Impact Works Associates, a global consultancy focused on strategy and human-centred design in the charity sector. Their clients include WaterAid, The Malala Fund, Comic Relief and The Co-Op Foundation. His other clients include the Vision Catalyst Fund, a new global fund focussed on eye health utilising innovative financial mechanisms to create a 1 billion dollar fund founded by Standard Chartered, UBS Optimus and EssilorLuxottica. He is also an advisor for the foundation set up in honour of the former England cricket hero Bob Willis (The Bob Willis Fund). Previously he was Director of Philanthropy for the investor, philanthropist and supermodel Natalia Vodianova, responsible for her partnerships with the United Nations as a Goodwill Ambassador, her anti-stigma platform ‘Let’s Talk’ and her ESG advisor within her Angel Investment portfolio. Before this Adam was the Head of Funding Partnerships at Comic Relief, where he oversaw and supported all their major partnerships with trusts, foundations, government and companies. This work supported the delivery of their impact programmes, including its public affairs, with global bodies such as Buckingham Palance where he designed a programme in honour of Her Majesty The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee,  The Commonwealth Secretariat, UK government, The Gates Foundation, GSK and British Airways. He was also responsible for the development of Comic Relief’s innovation and development funds as well as managing their High Net Worth Individual Funds. Adam has also worked for Oxfam, where he led advocacy and campaigns development work in the UK and globally. Adam started his career in the youth development sector.

Alexandra Notay


Alexandra Notay is Placemaking and Investment Director at PfP Capital PfP Capital, the fund and asset management arm of Places for People Group, overseeing a UK-wide residential strategy. She is an internationally recognised expert on build to rent, placemaking and sustainable urban development, with 18 years’ strategic advisory and investment experience to private sector, government and third sector organisations across four continents.

Alex was selected as one of the 48 women shaping the future of UK real estate at the prestigious BISNOW Women Leaders 2019 event.

Alex is a published author and editor of over 30 books and reports on real estate including the renowned ULI UK Best Practice Guide on Build to Rent (2014, 2016). Alex is chair of the BPF working group on residential ESG, former vice-chair of the ULI UK Residential Council, serves on BPF’s Build to Rent Committee, AREF’s ESG / Impact Investing committee and is a Member of CREFC Europe. She is also a non-executive director of Essensys PLC, Co-Chair of the Creative Land Trust, Commissioner on the UK Geospatial Commission, SouthWest Board Member for LandAid and trustee of the SunScreenIT Foundation.

With a reputation for being ‘abnormally energetic’, Alex is passionate about enabling tangible social impact through innovation and collaboration as well as mentoring the next generation of diverse talent.

Steven Jones


Steven is a Solutions Architect at Cutter Group, a leading supplier of virtualised desktop and server infrastructure computing solutions.  In his 13 years at Cutter, he has also held roles as Senior Systems Engineer and EUC Specialist.

Steven is a champion of End User Computing technologies and uses his wealth of experience in delivering sustainable and effective IT solutions globally – in helping to deliver Sun Screen IT’s projects in Ghana, Sierra Leone, & beyond.

With Sustainable Technology at the heart of Sun Screen IT’s mission – Steven’s knowledge and experience are invaluable to our social impact and Education outcomes.

Nathaniel Comer


Nathaniel is Founder of Sun Screen IT Foundation – Registered Charity 1182025 – and CEO of Sun Screen IT Ltd – which operates to fund the Charity via the business’ 100% Profit donation commitment. Nathaniel’s career in Technology began in 2000, with B2B Telecoms Sales co-terming with a Business degree at Surrey University.  He then joined Sun Microsystems ORACLE in 2004 with Channel VAR, & Distribution Director Sales roles managing & building relationships including Bell Integration , Esteem Systems (ROC) , SCC, and SDG now Tech Data

Nathaniel then moved to Compuware as Global AM for Cable & Wireless Worldwide – Vodafone & British Telecom PLC  for 2 years before joining BMC Software for 9 years – rising to the role of  EMEA Area Director for Mainframe Solutions Coming from an entire family of teachers – education has always been a focus and priority – which lead Nathaniel in 2010 to found the Sun Screen IT Group – as a volunteer based project to fund and donate sustainable IT access for young people in areas of economic need.

Today he is CEO of the Sun Screen IT , which is a business that combats the Environmental damage from the IT industry by  promoting Reuse, Recycling, & Resale of IT Assets – in Partnership with Centerprise International Recycling. After founding the Sun Screen IT Foundation Charity, he assigned full ownership to Trustees who now leverage their significant global Charity & Business experience to create life changing outcomes for underprivileged young people.

Nathaniel’s original idea has grown from a seed in 2008 to focus on the hopes and dreams of what we believe can be millions of young lives changed in the next 30 years – via this innovative model of sustainable funding derived from environmental improvement & regulation of the IT Industry.

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