I’m the Secretary General of the Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award; a campaigner, storyteller, teacher, youth worker, independent diplomat, writer, broadcaster, urban cyclist, avid parkrunner, lifelong Scout, habitual chocolate cake eater and mischief-maker. I’ve spent my career working with and for young people in the United Kingdom and around the world.
I work with senior leaders from business, government, education and civil society to improve the opportunities and aspirations of the next generation.
I speak and write on leadership, education and responsible business practice, drawing on my experience in the classrooms, youth centres, civic halls and boardrooms of different countries.
Once a teacher, always a teacher. So pull your socks up and tuck your shirt in, please.