Tom Franklin, Chief Executive


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T: 020 7566 4141 (switchboard)

Tom has been CEO since 2016. He was previously CEO at Think Global, the global citizenship charity. Tom was a young councillor in his 20s, and it was this experience which inspires him especially to help empower young people to take leadership roles in their communities.

Ray Ayivor, Director of Finance and Operations


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Ray manages the overall operations of the charity – including our finances, governance, ICT, performance management, HR and premises. He basically keeps things (and us all) on track.

Richard John, Director of Partnerships and Marketing 


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T: 020 7566 4152

Richard has been with us for over a decade and was the lynchpin behind our Giving Nation social action programme for secondary schools. He now oversees all of our partnership development with corporates and others, as well as our marketing.

Yvonne Richards, Director of Programmes and Learning


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Yvonne is the newest member of SLT, joining us in 2018 from Kidscape and, prior to that, UK Youth. She oversees the development of our programmes and resources, including lesson plans, mock trials competitions, and student conferences.