The continued success of Never Such Innocence would not be possible without the tireless work of our wider team.

PRESIDENT
Vice Admiral Sir Tim Laurence KCVO CB ADC(P)

Sir Tim Laurence is Vice Chairman of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Chairman of the English Heritage Trust and Chairman of the Major Projects Association. He also chairs two property companies specialising in urban regeneration. His 37 year career in the Royal Navy included over 20 years in operational and leadership posts, including four warship commands. He later worked for several years as a strategist and resource planner at the Ministry of Defence. His final job in uniform was as Chief Executive of Defence Estates, managing the Department's land and buildings, both in UK and overseas. He is a Trustee of RNLI and of the HMS Victory Preservation Trust.

FOUNDING PRESIDENT
The Duke of Westminster KG CB CVO OBE TD CD DL

TRUSTEES

Lady Lucy French OBE (Founder, CEO and Trustee)
Lady Lucy French founded Never Such Innocence in March 2014, and is currently CEO of the charity.. SEE MORE

Leslie Macleod-Miller (Chair and Trustee)
Leslie Macleod-Miller qualified as a lawyer originally in Australia before moving to the United Kingdom.. SEE MORE

Susan Hammond (Trustee)
Susan Hammond grew up and was educated in West Sussex.. SEE MORE

Lieutenant Colonel Peter Poole MBE (Trustee)
Educated at Prices School, Fareham and the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst, Peter Poole was commissioned into the Royal Corps of Transport where he enjoyed a full regimental career.. SEE MORE

Dr Martin Stephen (Trustee)
Martin Stephen was Head of The Perse School, Cambridge, and High Master of The Manchester Grammar school.. SEE MORE


ADVISORY PANEL
Professor Colin Diamond CBE - Professor of Educational Leadership, University of Birmingham
Colin Kerr -
Director of Finance, The Children’s Trust
Sir Ken Olisa OBE 
- Lord Lieutenant of Greater London

 

AMBASSADORS
The Lord Bilimoria of Chelsea CBE DL
Simon Blagden CBE
Simon Brocklebank-Fowler
Rupert Collingwood
Damian Collins MP
Field Marshal The Lord Guthrie of Craigiebank GCB LVO OBE DL
Susan Hammond
Jono Hart
Dan Jarvis MBE MP
General Sir Gordon Messenger KCB DSO* OBE
Brigadier-General Matthew Overton
Lieutenant Colonel Peter Poole MBE MILT
Jonathan Refoy
Ben Ridgwell
Brigadier David Ross CBE
Major General David Rutherford-Jones CB
Dr Martin Stephen
Sir Hew Strachan DL
Vice Admiral Charles Style CBE
Major James Swanston
Lieutenant General Sir Barney White-Spunner KCB CBE

SPECIAL ADVISER
Sir Murdo Maclean

TREASURER
Stephen Perry

EDUCATION ADVISORY PANEL

Catherine Dunwoody
Headteacher, Kilrossanty National School, County Waterford, Republic of Ireland

Nicholas Hammond
Headteacher, the British School of Paris, France

Susan Hope
Literacy / Numeracy, Bamburgh School, South Shields, England

Natalie Lytton
Tacher of History, Claverham Community College, Sussex, England

Joanna Mackle,
R.E. & Ethics and Science Teacher, New Zealand

Mhairi McAinsh
Art Teacher, Larbert High School, Stirlingshire, Scotland

Simon O’Leary,
Volunteer high level Maths Primary School teacher, London, England

Ann Marie S.,
Home Educator based in County Donegal, Republic of Ireland

John Thevenot,
Primary Level Teacher Specializing in Ethics and Religious Culture, Quebec, Canada

Stella Tziafeta,
English Language Teacher, 13th Primary School of Kalamaria, Thessaloniki, Greece

Esther Whitbourn,
Year 6 teacher, South Farnham Primary School, Surrey, England

Caroline Wilkes,
Politics & History Teacher, Kew House School, London, England

Karen Williams,
Head of Art, Hampton School, London, England

Nia Wyn Jones,
Ysgol Maes Garmon, Flintshire, Wales