Sir Evelyn de Rothschild



Jonathan Davies (Chairman)

Joined the Board in 2005 and became Chairman in 2008. He was previously a solicitor in private practice specialising in corporate law. Having been a business mentor with the Princes Trust, he currently advises other charities on their strategy and management and is a trustee of a number of charities.


Ray Peacock (Vice Chairman)

Vice Chairman & Chair of Technical Services Committee and joined IDS in 2015. He is also currently a trustee member of Taylor Wimpey UK, and previously held director positions in Finance, Commercial and Business Strategy over his thirty-year career.


Alan Fell

An IDS Trustee and also an Advisory Board member for Chai Cancer Care. In the past, he’s held executive directorships in different companies and was a General manager for London Jewish Cultural Centre, responsible for major projects (eg Capital expenditure, web design & delivery in the digitalization of History).


Michael Firman

Michael is currently a partner of Begbies. He has held the position as managing partner in Price Firman prior to the merger with Begbies in 2015, where he was responsible for all commercial matters and negotiated the merger of the two firms.

Michael Rabinowitz

An accomplished business developer with experience of introducing new networking solutions to the service provider market. Proven analytical and communication skills, with the ability to develop mutually beneficial customer relationships.

Shimon Ryde

Also a Board member of AIHA and holds the following committee positions: Vice-Chairman of Housing Committee, Chairman of the Finchley and Golders Green Residents Forum, member of the Finchley and Golders Green Area Planning Committee, Performance and Contract Management Committee, and Corporate Parenting Advisory Panel.