We are grateful for the support we receive from the members of our advisory councils, representing a range of industries, helping us increase the employability of young people throughout the UK. Their time, energy and strategic vision is instrumental to our success.

Working with Business Leaders to ensure the maximum number of young people are reached.

Terms of Reference

Chair of Business Leader Council:

Robert Marshall
CEO, Marshall Group

Members of Business Leader Council:

Helen Brown
Non Executive Director

Mary Curnock Cook
Council Member, The Open University

Russ Shaw
Founder, Tech London Advocates

Sherry L Coutu CBE
Trustee, Founder and Chairman, Founders4Schools

Vikki Kirby
Head of UK Corporate Communications, ‎XPO Logistics

Vin Murria
Founder, CEO & Non Executive Director

Working with the educator community to ensure the impact on young people is transformational.

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Chair of Educational Impact Council:

Professor Rose Luckin
Professor of Learner Centred Design, UCL Knowledge Lab

Members of Educational Impact Council:

Belinda Raynes
Founder, Forgather

Dr Mutlu Cukurova
UCL

Emily Margot
Programme Manager, JP Morgan

Jason Elsom
PopUp College

Kirsten Bodley
Trustee, Founders4Schools & Chief Executive, WES (The Women's Engineering Society)

Kirstie Mackey
Director of LifeSkills & Consumer Affairs, Barclays

Simon Armitage
Stephen Perse Foundation

Helping Founders4Schools reach diverse audiences so they can reach their maximum potential.

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Chair of Gender Diversity Council:

Lauren Garey
Banker/ Vice President, JP Morgan

Members of Gender Diversity Council:

Amy Clarke
Co Founder, Tribe Impact Capital

Anna Frankowska
Founder, Nightset

Anne Vigouroux
Senior Marketing Strategist, AXA

Catherine Brown
Non-Executive Director, Cabinet Office

Charlene Laidley
Women’s Economic Empowerment Campaigner & Entrepreneur

Diane Perlman
Marketing Communications Professional

Emily Cox
Director of Public Affairs, Virgin Money

Jennie Byun
Co Founder & Producer, Isabella Forum

Jo Morrell
COO/Commercial Director, The Pool UK

Jo Tasker
Managing Director, Jo Tasker Consulting Ltd

Kelsey Lynn Skinner
Partner & Director Tech Ventures, Touchstone Innovations

Lynne Smitham
Co Founder & Trustee, The Kiawah Trust

Melissa Di Donato
Trustee, Founders4Schools and Chief Revenue Officer, SAP S4HANA Cloud

Nicola Ruane
Senior Manager Sustainable Business & Finance, EY

Praseeda Nair
Journalist, Vitesse Media

Rowena Ironside
Chair and Founder, Women on Boards UK

Sarah Luxford
Director, Nexec Leaders & Co Founder, TLA Women in Tech

Shivvy Jervis
Tech Futurist, Speaker & Digital Consultant

Sonal Patel
CEO, GMSP Foundation, & Founder, Shriyani

Sue Black
UK Government Advisor, Technology Evangelist & Digital Skills

Sue Higgins
Association of State Girls' Schools

Su Liu
VP Trading, Goldman Sachs & Co Founder, Shoutwave

Helping Founders4Schools get its services to market via a range of marketing channels.

Terms of Reference

Chair of Marketing Council:

Edward Goff
Marketing Director, EE

Members of Marketing Council:

Danielle Restivo
Head of Global Communications, S/4HANA Cloud at SAP

David Weston
Teacher Development Trust

Dylan Williams
Chief Strategy Officer, Droga5

Grace Maa
Co Founder & Producer, Isabella Forum

Jamal Benmiloud
Founder, EARN Studios

Janet Coyle
Principal Adviser, London & Partners

Marc Allera
Trustee, Founders4Schools and Chief Executive EE

Michael Hayman MBE
Co Founder, Seven Hills

Oli Barrett MBE
Co Founder, StartUp Britain

Oliver Beach
Education and Partnerships Manager, Kano

Sigrid Daniel
Owner & Principal, Sigrid Daniel Associates

Sofia Fenichell
CEO & Founder, Mrs. Wordsmith

Tabitha Goldstaub
Co Founder, CognitionX

Ting Wang
Director, River and Hill Ltd

Helping Founders4Schools use technology for the benefit of our stakeholders and provide a competitive advantage.

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Chair of Technology Council:

Joanne Hannaford
Trustee, Founders4Schools and Partner, Goldman Sachs