“When you hand good people possibility, they do great things.”

Biz Stone, founder of Twitter

Meet our Team

We have four different strands to our team, each containing a range of people with diverse backgrounds and interesting experiences. You can read through their profiles below.

Our Board of Directors, led by Chair Mark Wood and CEO Jen Baughan, set and lead on the future direction and our strategy.

Our Advisory Board helps us with expert guidance on sustainability.

Our employees and associates form the main engine room of the organisation.

Our Team

Daniel Harrison

Daniel Harrison

Non-Executive Director

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Jen Baughan

Jen Baughan

Chief Executive Officer

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Kathryn Luckock

Kathryn Luckock

Non-Executive Director

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Mark Wood

Mark Wood

Non-Executive Director - Chair

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Melanie Taylor

Melanie Taylor

Non-Executive Director

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Noorafsha Manga

Noorafsha Manga

Non-Executive Director

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Simon Pringle

Simon Pringle

Non-Executive Director

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Claire Fitton

Claire Fitton

S4TP Youth Insights Manager

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Francesca Isherwood

Francesca Isherwood

S4TP Youth Insights Coordinator

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Jamie Baughan

Jamie Baughan

Big Ideas Programme Associate

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Matt Ronayne

Matt Ronayne

Big Ideas Programme Coordinator

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Sarah O’Conor

Sarah O’Conor

Big Ideas Programme Manager

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Harriet Blessing

Harriet Blessing

Big Ideas Programme Alumni

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Kashmire D.S. Hawker

Kashmire D.S. Hawker

West Midlands Young Combined Authority Board

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Mark Elton

Mark Elton

Environmental & Sustainability Consultant

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