About us

The Foundation is run by a passionate staff team and led by a board of experienced and committed Trustees.

Our team

EMILY EVANS
CEO and Founder

TIFFANY SMYLY
Programme Director

HARRIET BOLAND
Fundraising & Partnerships Manager

OLIVIA PLATMAN
Schools Relationship Manager

TOM BIGGLESTONE
Schools Relationship Manager

CLAIRE HOPPER
Head of Design

Molly Rutherford

MOLLY RUTHERFORD
Team Administrator

OUR TRUSTEES

DANIEL FRANKLIN (CHAIR)
Executive and Diplomatic Editor of The Economist

MICHAEL BRUNT
Publisher and Chief Operating Officer at The Economist

NICK SHIPPIN
Director of Group Finance at The Economist Group

STEPHEN GODSELL
Group General Counsel & Company Secretary at Guardian Media Group

MARTYN CADDICK
Head of Philanthropy - Arts, Humanities, & Social Sciences at The University of Edinburgh

KIKE AGUNBIADE
National Programme Director, Researchers in Schools at The Brilliant Club

COMPANY SECRETARY
Fola Sanu

FOLA SANU
Assistant Company Secretary at The Economist Group

Our supporters

We're extremely grateful to the organisations that have made our work possible.

British Council
The Collective Foundation
The Economist Group
Peter Sowerby Foundation

Previous supporters

Accolades

We've been selected for the HundrED 2020 Collection!
The HundrED organisation select 100 education innovations focusing on impact and scalability.

Collaboration

We collaborate to maximise our impact.

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