Sir John Timpson CBE
John is the chairman and owner of Timpson, a UK shoe repair chain with over 2000 shops. Timpson is recognised for its creative approach to employee engagement and innovative work helping ex-offenders. It is the UK’s most active employer of people from prison. Sir John and his late wife were foster carers for 31 years, during which time they fostered 90 children. In 2004 he was awarded the CBE in the Birthday Honours List for Services to the Retail Sector, and in 2017 he was awarded a knighthood for Services to Business and Fostering.
Meet the rest of my team
Camilla is an award-winning writer and broadcaster, and former head of the Downing Street Policy Unit under Prime Minister David Cameron.
Andy has been Chief Executive of TACT (The Adolescent and Children’s Trust) since September 2014.
Sukriti qualified as a social worker in 1992. Her social work career has spanned across children in need, child protection, looked after children, fostering and adoption and quality assurance.
Oliver is Director of the UK legal team responsible for credit restructuring at Barclays Bank PLC.
Michael is the Deputy Chief Executive of Ark. He was previously a Junior Partner at McKinsey & Company and co-led its Education Practice in the UK.
Andrew has given ongoing support for Frontline since an early stage in 2010. Andrew formerly served as minister for schools and was a senior Number 10 adviser on education.
Jacob is a Partner and Managing Director at BCG, where he leads the Technology, Media, and Telecommunications practice for London, Amsterdam and Brussels.
Jeremy is a chartered accountant. He spent over 30 years at BDO, one of the world’s leading audit firms, latterly as their Global CEO.
Tim is the Corporate Director of Children and Young People for the London Borough of Newham.
Sir John Timpson CBE
John is the chairman and owner of Timpson, a UK shoe repair chain with over 2000 shops. Timpson is recognised for its creative approach to employee engagement and innovative work helping ex-offenders.
Sue is Chief Operating Officer of Mumsnet, the UK’s most popular website for parenting advice, and has worked there since 2011.
Cordula is our fellow board member.