Board of Directors 2021-02-03T11:19:06+00:00

Board of Directors

CHAIR

MARTYN ROSE

Martyn Rose is Deputy Chairman of Onward. Martyn is a successful entrepreneur and business leader, having been chairman of over twenty-five public and private companies. In 2011, he co-founded the Big Society Network. Martyn has also established the successful group of free schools, Floreat Education, co-chaired the National Citizen Service programme with Michael Gove, and the Get Britain Working group with Theresa May and David Freud.

VICE CHAIR OF DIRECTORS

DAVID MELLER CBE

David Meller is a British businessman and is chairman of the Meller Group. He founded the Meller Educational Trust, which runs a number of schools and university technical colleges, and has served as a Non-Executive Director for the Department for Education, where he also chaired the Apprenticeship Ambassadors Network and was co-chair of the Apprenticeship Delivery Board.

DIRECTOR

NICK FAITH

Nick Faith is the Director and co-Founder of WPI Strategy and a recognised expert in political communications and media strategy. Previously, he was Director of Communications at Policy Exchange for four years and advised business leaders as a consultant for a leading communications agency.

DIRECTOR

SIR MICK DAVIS

Sir Mick Davis is the Chairman of MacSteel and the former Chief Executive and Treasurer of the Conservative Party. Prior to this he was Chief Executive of Xstrata plc and Executive Director of Billiton plc. In the past he has been President of the Jewish Leadership Council of the United Kingdom and trustee of the Foundation and Friends of the Royal Botanic Gardens. He is also actively involved in a number of charities.

DIRECTOR

RICHARD HARRINGTON

Richard Harrington is a businessman and the former Conservative MP for Watford. Whilst in parliament he was Minister for Business and Industry from 2017 to 2019. He also held Ministerial positions in three other Government Departments. Prior to this he was Vice Chairman of the Conservative Party and before joining politics he successfully ran a company with 2,000 employees across 7 countries.

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