The Alumni Leadership Board is a group of exceptional alumni who work in partnership with the Trust.

Meet the Alumni Leadership Board

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Ella Mae Lewis

Ella Mae Lewis is Director of Product at Apolitical

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Tahmid Chowdhury

Tahmid Chowdhury is co-founder of charity Here for Good and Senior Account Executive at M&C Saatchi

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Anu Damale

Anu Damale is currently a masters student at the Science Policy Research Unit, specialising in science technology and security

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Wes Streeting MP

Wes Streeting is MP Member for Ilford North

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Sarah Rowles

Sarah Rowles is a PHD student at the Institute of Education, UCL and the founder of Q-Art, an organisation that seeks to break down barriers to the arts

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Joel Mullan

Joel Mollen works in Skills and Employment Strategy, Policy and Relationships at the Greater London Authority

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Hannah-Mai Flynn

Hannah-Mai is a business administration apprentice at the Government Equalities Office

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Syed Naman Ali

Syed Naman Ali is an incoming MSc student at Oxford, and future trainee lawyer

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Andrea Simmons

Andrea Simmons is currently working as a Senior audit assistant at KPMG

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Asha Brooks

Asha Brooks has received a masters from Princeton university and currently works as a Diplomat for the Foreign and Commonwealth Office

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Josiah Senu

Josiah Senu is a law student at LSE

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Lindsey Naylor

Lindsey Naylor is a Cambridge graduate, a Sutton Trust fellow and Partner at Oliver Wyman

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James Duffy

James is a barrister at Fountain Court Chambers, where he specialises in commercial litigation

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Salma Aslam

Salma Aslam is a Bristol graduate and now working as a doctor

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Tom Chudley

Tom Chudley is a PhD student at Cambridge university, specialising in Polar Science

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Hayley Topham

Hayley Topham is a law graduate from Oxford University, and Senior Policy Advisor at the Ministry of Justice

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Tom Wilkinson

Tom Wilkinson is currently on his gap year, working as an assistant language teacher in Japan

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Gavin Freeguard

Gavin Freeguard is a History and Politics graduate from Oxford University, and Programme Director at the Institute for Government 

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“It’s always wonderful to hear about the great things that our alumni go on to do. Our older beneficiaries are now in great positions to offer advice and support to our more recent alumni, many of whom will be making decisions about university courses and career paths.”

Sir Peter Lampl, Chairman