Our foundation trustees are incredibly valuable to us; they bring intuitive knowledge and understanding of community issues, they have a wealth of experience working with many different donors from all walks of life, and they provide the assurance of robust, efficient and compliant governance, finance and management.

Our Trustees

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Jeff Taylor FCSI


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Emma Read FCA


Heather O'Driscoll FCA img
Heather O'Driscoll FCA


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Keith Smith ACMA


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Nigel Williams LLB


Who’s involved?

Check out some of the people and organisations who
help us to make it all happen.

View our donors
British Steel logo
ICI logo
EDF logo
Wilton Centre logo
Middlesbrough Football Club logo
Northern Electric & Gas logo
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Jeff Taylor


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Hugh McGouran

Chief Executive

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Emma Read FCA


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