Meet the team

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
Chief Programme Officer

OLIVIA PLATMAN
Head of Programmes

HARRIET BOLAND
Fundraising & Partnerships Manager

Molly Rutherford

LORETTA COOPER
Marketing Manager

STEPHANIE YOUNG
Teacher Engagement and Development Lead

KATIE DIXON
Senior Educational Content Lead

JEN WAKEFIELD
Educational Content Lead

KIM GROSVENOR
Graphic Designer

Molly Rutherford

MOLLY RUTHERFORD
Operations Manager

MANTHURA MOHAMED
Programme Officer

OUR TRUSTEES

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

NICK SHIPPIN
Director of Group Finance at The Economist Group

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

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

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

MARINA HAYDN
EVP Sustainability at The Economist Group Switzerland

HENRY TRICKS
Journalist and Schumpeter columnist at The Economist

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.

The 29th May 1961 Charitable Trust
British Council
Hogan Lovells
Meta
Allen & Overy
Clifford Chance
Inflexion
Morgan Stanley
The Economist Group
ARUP
DCMS
Infosys
Newby Trust
The Rank Foundation
Ashurst
Garfield Weston Foundation
Investec
Ove Arup Foundation
Victor Pinchuk Foundation
Bank of England
Goldman Sachs
KPMG
PA Consulting

Previous supporters

Bain & Company

Accolades

We've been selected for the HundrED 2021 Collection!
The HundrED organisation select 100 education innovations focusing on impact and scalability.

Collaboration

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