Penny joined the CPF board in January 2015. Penny has had a long history with CPF and Cafedirect, as the CEO of Cafedirect plc from 1997 – 2008. She brings further experience working with Foundations, NGOs and Social Enterprises through her experience as CEO of the Jamie Oliver Foundation, a Trustee of Drinkaware, CEO of Platform 51, and Managing Director of Accession Social Enterprise. Penny received an OBE in January 2008 for her services to ethical businesses.