Who we are


Mónica Parle, Executive Director


Emily Webb, Head of Programmes

Jane Chambers, Head of Development





Lusungu Chikamata, Operations Manager

Rebecca Goldsmith, Programme Manager (East Midlands)


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Andy Hill, Programme              Manager           (North)


Dave Windass, Programme Officer (Hull)







Jay Bhadricha, Programme Officer (London & Oxford)

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Ellie Watson, Programme Officer (South West)









Anaïs Belaud, Fundraising Officer


Stephanie Bennett, Programme Coordinator


Felicity Hawksley, Research & Advocacy Officer

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Sophie Lloyd-Catchpole, Operations Assistant




Milly Reilly, Fundraising & Marketing Assistant












Katie Waldegrave, Co-Founder

William Fiennes

William Fiennes, Co-Founder








We are incredibly grateful for the support of our Patron, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

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  • Ed Baden-Powell (Chair) – Partner, Michael Simkins LLP
  • Antonia Byatt – Director, Cheltenham Literature Festival
  • Beth Colocci – Curator
  • Sophie Dalling – Head of English, George Green’s School
  • Charlotte Hogg – Chief Operating Officer, Bank of England
  • Sue Horner – Educational Consultant
  • Andrea Minton Beddoes – Consultant
  • Mayowa Sofekun – Student
  • Betsy Tobin – Writer
  • Jamie Waldegrave (Treasurer) – Finance Director

Advisory Board

  • Andrew Adonis – Director of the Institute for Government
  • Julian Barnes – Writer
  • Jamie Byng – Publisher, Canongate
  • Alex Clark – Former Editor, Granta
  • Julia Cleverdon – Vice President, Business in the Community
  • Andrew Cowan – Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing, UEA
  • Jonathan Dimbleby – Writer and Broadcaster
  • Mark Haddon – Writer
  • Simon Jenkins – Writer
  • Derek Johns – Literary Consultant
  • Andrew Kidd – Literary Agent
  • Rona Kiley – Former CEO, Academy Sponsors Trust; Founder, Teach First
  • Chris Patten – Chancellor of the University of Oxford
  • Kevin Prunty – Headteacher
  • Zadie Smith – Writer
  • William Waldegrave
  • Brett Wigdortz – CEO, Teach First

Events Committee

  • Simone Brych-Nourry
  • Beth Colocci
  • Jill Manson
  • Nathalie Perricone
  • Laurel Rafter (Chair)
  • Alison Seaton
  • Valeria Vescina Warszewski
  • Caroline Waldegrave