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

Hon. Prof Neil Pinder

Trustee

Trustee

Hon. Prof 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

Mark Macleod

Trustee

Trustee

Mark Macleod

Trustee

Mark Macleod has recently retired from his executive career, after some 30 years working in financial services. His most recent post was CFO & COO at investment management firm Quilter Cheviot, having previously worked at Climate Change Capital and Dresdner Kleinwort Benson. Mark qualified as a chartered accountant with EY.

Trustee

Kevin Antao

Trustee

Trustee

Kevin Antao

Trustee

Kevin is an IT/digital advisor, digital trustee, and former Chief Information Officer. Kevin holds broad IT expertise in unlocking opportunities to navigate digital disruption and delivers cost-effective, reliable, cyber-secure solutions. Kevin is currently engaged in technology for sustainability outcomes (Forum for the Future); improved medical care (Medical Aid for Palestinians); human rights (Amnesty International); protecting children (NSPCC) and housing rights (Shelter). Having worked in oil and gas, finance, and the third sector in Europe and America, Kevin now resides in South-East London and is a proud parent to a sixteen-year-old.

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.

Trustee

Sarah Kemp

Trustee

Trustee

Sarah Kemp

Trustee

Sarah is a Trustee and Chair of the Audit and Risk Committee of the Cherie Blair Foundation for Women. She has previously been a Trustee and Chair of the Audit Committee of the Horniman Museum and Gardens, Trustee of the Spitalfields Festival and Feoffee of Chethams Hospital and Library. Sarah stepped down from Trinity College London, the international education charity, in 2021 after twelve years as Chief Executive. Before joining Trinity College London, Sarah held a variety of senior leadership positions in both not for profit and commercial organisations.

Trustee

Fabrice Khullar

Trustee

Trustee

Fabrice Khullar

Trustee

Fabrice Khullar is Director of CX and Product Development at Selfridges, the iconic luxury retailer, which promises to surprise, delight and amuse its customers with extraordinary experiences A senior leader with significant experience in multi-channel retail, consumer electronics, technology, media and telecoms. Experienced in large scale, consumer facing CX and product development, user experience and agile transformation. He has a passion for customers and end users, past achievements include delivering emerging technologies and innovative customer propositions at EE, Virgin Media, Sky, Now TV, Sainsbury’s and Matches Fashion, before joining Selfridges in early 2020. Fabrice grew up in Montréal, lived in the South of France and then studied Journalism in London and gained his MBA from Cranfield University.

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

Strategic Director

Chelsea Way

Strategic Director

Strategic Director

Chelsea Way

Strategic Director

Facilities and Operations Manager

Lauren Watson

Facilities and Operations Manager

Facilities and Operations Manager

Lauren Watson

Facilities and Operations Manager

Senior Programmes Coordinator

Kate Vesyropoulou

Senior Programmes Coordinator

Senior Programmes Coordinator

Kate Vesyropoulou

Senior Programmes Coordinator

Senior Programmes Coordinator

Hollie Witton

Senior Programmes Coordinator

Senior Programmes Coordinator

Hollie Witton

Senior Programmes Coordinator

Programmes Manager

Hermione Penny

Programmes Manager

Programmes Manager

Hermione Penny

Programmes Manager

Programmes Manager

Alysha Yates

Programmes Manager

Programmes Manager

Alysha Yates

Programmes Manager

Programmes Coordinator

Bana Tesfamichael

Programmes Coordinator

Programmes Coordinator

Bana Tesfamichael

Programmes Coordinator

Programmes Coordinator

Rachel Howsen

Programmes Coordinator

Programmes Coordinator

Rachel Howsen

Programmes Coordinator

Programmes Coordinator

Simone Dos Santos

Programmes Coordinator

Programmes Coordinator

Simone Dos Santos

Programmes Coordinator

Programmes Officer

Libby Taylor

Programmes Officer

Programmes Officer

Libby Taylor

Programmes Officer

Programmes Officer

Ayo Okoya

Programmes Officer

Programmes Officer

Ayo Okoya

Programmes Officer

Head of Income Generation

Ewan Tuohy

Head of Income Generation

Head of Income Generation

Ewan Tuohy

Head of Income Generation

Partnerships Manager

Meghan Wimlett

Partnerships Manager

Partnerships Manager

Meghan Wimlett

Partnerships Manager

Senior Fundraising Officer

Joseph Keegan

Senior Fundraising Officer

Senior Fundraising Officer

Joseph Keegan

Senior Fundraising Officer

Communications and Marketing Manager

Shayan Shahdi

Communications and Marketing Manager

Communications and Marketing Manager

Shayan Shahdi

Communications and Marketing Manager

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Jade McGhee

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Jade McGhee

Marketing and Communications Coordinator

Executive Assistant to CEO & Clerk to Board of Trustees

Madeleine Hart

Executive Assistant to CEO & Clerk to Board of Trustees

Executive Assistant to CEO & Clerk to Board of Trustees

Madeleine Hart

Executive Assistant to CEO & Clerk to Board of Trustees

Consultant

Sue Elabor

Consultant

Consultant

Sue Elabor

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

Senior IT & Digital Officer

Mila Rebollo

Senior IT & Digital Officer

Senior IT & Digital Officer

Mila Rebollo

Senior IT & Digital Officer

Administrative Coordinator

Sharanya Jha

Administrative Coordinator

Administrative Coordinator

Sharanya Jha

Administrative Coordinator