West London Zone has an experienced, dedicated and specialist Board of Trustees who volunteer their time to govern the organisation and direct our strategy. 

 
Sir Harvey McGrath

Former Chairman of Man Group and Prudential plc. He is the Chairman of Big Society Capital and an experienced backer of innovative social projects, especially those working with children and young people.

 

Felicity Gillespie

Education Advisor for the Department for Education as well as a Regional Advisor to the Academies Ambassadors. Previously, she had several leadership roles in the Education sector, worked at the CBI, the National Teaching Awards, the Teacher Training Agency and was the lead author for the Howard Davies review of Enterprise Education. 

 

Jocelyn James

A specialist Charity Finance Consultant. She was formerly COO for New Philanthropy Capital and Guide Star UK. She has worked in various financial service firms as an investment banker and in reinsurance.

 

John Storey

A Partner at Goldman Sachs since 2008, and currently leads it’s equity franchise in EMEA. John joined Goldman Sachs in 2000 and has worked in London, and New York, where he supported the Harlem Children’s Zone. He now lives in West London in the heart of the Zone with his family.

 

Amelia Sussman

Amelia is currently Head of Operations at Social and Sustainable Capital, a social investment fund manager, established in 2012. Prior to that, Amelia worked at Impetus – The Private Equity Foundation, where she was an Investment Director for 11 years, working closely with a portfolio of charities and firms across the private equity community. Amelia has sat on a number of public and social sector boards and is currently a Governor on the Board of the Capital City College Group (the largest FE Group in London) and chairs the City and Islington College Education Board.

 

Sir David Verey, CBE 

He is Chair of the Friends of Leighton House Museum and Chair of the Advisory Committee of the Government Art Collection. He is Chair of Sofina SA a Belgian investment holding company. He is a Trustee of the British Council and was formerly the lead Non-Executive Director at the Department of Culture, Media and Sport. He was also Chair of Tate Trustees from 1996 to 2003. Previously, he was the former CEO and Chairman of Lazard Bank London where he remains a Senior Adviser.

 

Nick Wilkie 

Chief Executive of the National Childbirth Trust, the UK’s largest parenting charity, increasing its reach to less affluent neighbourhoods to support all parents across the first thousand days. Previously Nick has been Director of UK Programmes at Save the Children, Chief Executive at London Youth, Head of Sustainable Funding at The National Council for Voluntary organisations and a policy advisor to Cabinet Office and HM Treasury.

 

Radhika Dube 

Deputy director of Strategy for NHS England. Previously Head of Strategy and Operations for Public Health in the Tri-borough and Head of Strategy and Service Design at Family Nurse Partnership National Unit. She started her career in the World Health Organisation.