Chair of Trustees
A career-long champion of the idea that entrepreneurship drives social mobility, Natalie is a broadcaster, author and founder of A Very Good Company – a social innovation agency that works with businesses such as Marks & Spencer and Virgin to deliver social impact around the world. Natalie is also a Civil Service Commissioner, and board member of the Big Lottery Fund, UnLtd, The Foundation for Social Entrepreneurs and LEAP, the Mayor of London's economic action partnership.
Vice Chair and Committee Chair
Social entrepreneur, special diplomatic envoy, investor, entrepreneur, business mentor, speaker and author, Bill co-founded the business social network service XING and is a venture partner at SOS Ventures, a global venture capital and investment management firm. Founder of WeForest.org, an international not-for-profit organisation combating global warming in the most natural way possible, Bill is also Co-Founder of the CoderDojo movement that helps young people learn how to program, which is now part of the Raspberry Pi Foundation.
Senior Independent Trustee
After a successful career at tech start-up Sedo, Nora went on to develop a portfolio career in the public and private sectors. As a former Non-Executive Director at Nominet, she’s a Non-Executive Director on the Steering Board of the Government’s Intellectual Property Office, contributing to their digital transformation programme. A Fitness to Practice Panellist, Nora plays a critical role in the General Dental Council’s work to protect patients. She’s also a Non-Executive Director of the UK Statistics Authority, which oversees the rolling out the UK's first digital census in 2021.
Honorary Treasurer and Committee Chair
Hannah is Head of Innovation at Cancer Research UK and previously led their award-winning Citizen Science Programme. She adds immense value to the work of the Trust with her direct experience of implementing and harnessing technology for social change in the health sector, and leadership experience in the charity sector. Her current focus is on developing and delivering new ways of engaging the public with health and cancer information. Hannah trained as a Chartered Accountant and has worked at Deloitte, Emerge Poverty Free and Innocent Drinks.
Trustee and Committee Chair
Sebastien is an entrepreneur with a strong interest in internet-related projects. He’s a Director of hosting company NetConnex and co-founder of independent broadband information resource thinkbroadband.com. Sebastien is also a Non-Executive Director of the London Internet Exchange (LINX), one of the global leaders of Internet Exchange Points with over 600 connected networks. Previously he has served as Chairman of LONAP, the UK's second largest Internet Exchange operator, and as Senior Independent Director at Nominet. Sebastien holds BSc Management and MSc Information Systems degrees from the London School of Economics.
Beth is an experienced Trustee and board advisor. She’s currently Director of Communications and Engagement at social business and charity Catch22, working to build the resilience of individuals and transform communities. Leading on marketing and external affairs, Beth is responsible for positioning Catch22 at the heart of the public services reform debate. Her communications experience spans the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector and across innovative tech and banking companies.
Jemima is Director of Content and Audiences at Royal Collection Trust, and has 20 years’ experience in content creation, promotion, management and exchange. Her past roles include Assistant Director, Communications and Information Resources at Getty Conservation Institute, and she was the first Head of Digital Programmes at Tate. She’s also a Foundation Governor at Christ Church School, Chelsea and a Trustee of the Wallace Collection. Jemima is deeply passionate about cultural heritage and digital technologies, and how they can enhance critical engagement and enrich people’s lives.