Our Team

Our Board of Trustees

Our board of trustees bring with them experience from the worlds of law, teaching, HR, consulting, architecture and finance. Together they help steer the vision and impact Blueprint for All can have on our communities and society.

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Sir Keith Ajegbo

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Sir Keith Ajegbo

Chair of the Board of Trustees

Before his retirement in 2006, Keith was Head of Deptford Green School, a mixed comprehensive in South East London. Under his leadership the school gained a national reputation for its work in citizenship education. He received an OBE for services to education in 1996 and was knighted in 2007. Keith has worked as a government adviser and was the lead writer of the curriculum report ‘Diversity and Citizenship’. He is currently a trustee of APIE (a charity working in education in Rwanda) and a trustee of the Wimbledon Foundation. He is also an honorary fellow of Goldsmiths University, an Hon DEd De Montfort University and an Hon. DLit(Ed) London University.

Vice-Chair

Caroline Clarke

Vice-Chair

Vice-Chair

Caroline Clarke

Vice-Chair

Caroline is a residential property lawyer and Vice-Chair of the Blueprint for All board. Caroline has supported us for five years and says she is privileged to be a part of an incredible organisation which has achieved so much. She currently works in private practice dealing with ultra-high net worth conveyancing for private individuals and trusts.

Company Secretary

Michael Stewart

Company Secretary

Company Secretary

Michael Stewart

Company Secretary

Michael is a Charity Lawyer and Senior Partner at Camerons Solicitors LLP. He provides legal support to Blueprint for All, specialising in charity law and philanthropy, and founded the Charity Law Association in 1992. His other charitable activities include sitting as the Master of the Worshipful Company of Clockmakers in 2016, which was founded by Royal Chapter in 1631.

Trustee

Andrea Gregory

Trustee

Trustee

Andrea Gregory

Trustee

Andrea is the founder of People Business. She is an experienced Human Resources professional, organisational development consultant, and facilitator. Andrea offers significant expertise in all aspects of HR and people development, from putting in place organisational change strategy to management development, executive assessment and executive coaching.

Trustee

Neil Pinder

Trustee

Trustee

Neil Pinder

Trustee

Neil is Head of Architecture, Products & Design at Graveney School, a secondary school in south west London. He has been a trustee at Blueprint for All since 2011 and is particularly involved in progressing access to architectural careers for those from a diverse background.

Trustee

Paul Read

Trustee

Trustee

Paul Read

Trustee

Paul has a background in financial management across both the charity and corporate sectors. This includes time with the Church Urban Fund, Avery Dennison and well-known high street fashion brand Laura Ashley. Paul is currently Director of Finance at The Leverhulme Trust, where he is responsible for the finance and investment of a large endowment supporting academic research, scholarships and bursaries.

Trustee

Paul Karakusevic

Trustee

Trustee

Paul Karakusevic

Trustee

Paul established Karakusevic Carson Architects to improve the quality of social housing in London. In addition to his internationally recognised experience, Paul is a Design Advisor to the HCA/GLA, Urban Design London and Design Council/CABE and lends his experience to audits, critiques and reviews and awards panels of major initiatives and projects across the UK. Paul has been selected as a Mayor’s Design Advocate, joining a panel of architecture and design experts who have been selected by the Mayor of London to provide design guidance to City Hall and local councils.

CEO

Sonia Watson OBE, Hon.FRIBA, Hon.FRIAS

CEO

CEO

Sonia Watson OBE, Hon.FRIBA, Hon.FRIAS

CEO

Sonia became Chief Executive of Blueprint for All in 2015. Since then the charity’s focus and achievements in delivering social impact and opportunities in which everyone, regardless of their race, ethnicity or background, can flourish is well documented. Sonia also established Building Inclusive Futures Consulting, an independent not-for-profit consultancy that gifts all profits to Blueprint for All and helps organisations reach their inclusion goals. Sonia was awarded the OBE for services to diversity in HM the Queen’s birthday honours list 2019, and is an Honorary Fellow of both the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) in 2017 and the Royal Incorporated Architects of Scotland (RIAS), awarded for services to diversity.

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Our Team

CEO

Sonia Watson

CEO

CEO

Sonia Watson

CEO

Head of Operations

Chelsea Way

Head of Operations

Head of Operations

Chelsea Way

Head of Operations

Head of Facilities

Tom Adams

Head of Facilities

Head of Facilities

Tom Adams

Head of Facilities

Head of Programmes

Chanel Noel

Head of Programmes

Head of Programmes

Chanel Noel

Head of Programmes

Senior Programmes Manager

Milla Nakkeeran

Senior Programmes Manager

Senior Programmes Manager

Milla Nakkeeran

Senior Programmes Manager

Programme Manager

Tiersha Wilson

Programme Manager

Programme Manager

Tiersha Wilson

Programme Manager

Programmes Officer: Communities

Helena Corcoran

Programmes Officer: Communities

Programmes Officer: Communities

Helena Corcoran

Programmes Officer: Communities

Senior Corporate Relationship Manager

Ewan Tuohy

Senior Corporate Relationship Manager

Senior Corporate Relationship Manager

Ewan Tuohy

Senior Corporate Relationship Manager

Fundraising Manager

Suzie Bannerman

Fundraising Manager

Fundraising Manager

Suzie Bannerman

Fundraising Manager

Fundraising Officer

Maha Khan

Fundraising Officer

Fundraising Officer

Maha Khan

Fundraising Officer

Communications and Design Officer

Martha Barton

Communications and Design Officer

Communications and Design Officer

Martha Barton

Communications and Design Officer

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Madeleine Hart

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Madeleine Hart

Executive Assistant to the CEO

Consultant

Sue Watson

Consultant

Consultant

Sue Watson

Consultant

Finance Manager

Carolyne Yamoah

Finance Manager

Finance Manager

Carolyne Yamoah

Finance Manager

Finance Officer

Lorraine Donaldson

Finance Officer

Finance Officer

Lorraine Donaldson

Finance Officer

Finance Intern

Dwayne Pumpuni

Finance Intern

Finance Intern

Dwayne Pumpuni

Finance Intern

Senior IT & Digital Officer

Mila Rebollo

Senior IT & Digital Officer

Senior IT & Digital Officer

Mila Rebollo

Senior IT & Digital Officer