Never Such Innocence is made up of a close-knit team dedicated to giving children and young people opportunities to reflect on conflict, and a platform to amplify their voices.

Lady Lucy French OBE,
Founder and Chief Executive

Katie Salari,
Incoming Director of Operations

Maddie Messenger,
Programmes and Engagement Manager


Lucy Kentish,
Director of Operations

Will Ainsworth,
Programmes and Engagement Manager


We are fortunate to work with inspirational colleagues to deliver Never Such Innocence to communities far and wide.

Marty Longstaff,
Teacher and Artist in Residence

Elly Preston,
Graphic Designer

Bethzienna Williams,
Teacher and Artist in Residence