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Our Board

The Peter Jones Foundation Board of Trustees is legally accountable for the work of the Foundation. The board sets the Foundation’s strategy and has the authority to make decisions on the business plan, budget and policies.

Our Founder: Peter Jones CBE

Peter founded the Peter Jones Foundation in 2005 in order to establish a real way to support children’s futures and to inspire a culture of enterprise and entrepreneurialism in Britain. In 2009 Peter was proud to have been made a CBE in the New Year’s Honours List for services to business, entrepreneurship and young people.

Trustee: Ralph Tabberer

Ralph Tabberer joined the Board of Trustees of the Peter Jones Foundation in September 2011. Ralph is currently the Owner and Chief Executive of BBD Education. He has held a number of high-level posts in the UK education sector, the most recent of which was Director General of Schools at the Department of Children, Schools and Families.

Trustee: Bob Wigley

Bob Wigley joined the Board of Trustees of the Peter Jones Foundation in February, 2011. Bob is Chairman of Hibu PLC, Expansys plc, Stonehaven Search LLP, NetOTC, Captive Minds Communications Group Ltd and is an investor and entrepreneur.

Trustee: Stephen Vincent

Stephen Vincent FCMA has been on the Board of Trustees of the Peter Jones Foundation since 2005. He is a Director or acts as an advisor to many other businesses in which Peter Jones CBE is involved.

Trustee: Bob Cryan

Professor Bob Cryan CBE joined the board of trustees of the Peter Jones Foundation in September 2014. Passionate about the transformational effect of education, Bob is a Chartered Engineer with 6 degrees to his name including two first class honours degrees and two doctorates.

Trustee: Dale Murray

Dale Murray joined the board of trustees of the Peter Jones Foundation in September 2014. Dale is a successful technology entrepreneur turned award-winning Angel Investor. She holds many Non-Executive Director roles and is a Government Advisor.