Our patron

Gus O’Donnell

Our patron is Gus O’Donnell is a former British senior civil servant and economist, who between 2005 and 2011 (under three Prime Ministers) served as the Cabinet Secretary, the highest official in the British Civil Service. Gus chaired the development group of founding partners setting up the Centre and the Commission on Wellbeing & Policy. He joined Frontier Economics as Senior Advisor in 2012 and became Chairman in 2013.

Our board

We are proud to have a board that reflects the breadth and depth of expertise in the government, non-profit and business sectors. To contact any board member, please contact us.

Paul Litchfield (chair)

Chief Medical Officer for BT Group plc

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Andrew Hudson (treasurer)

Non-executive Director of Circle Housing, former DG HM Treasury and Senior Advisor BIG lottery Fund

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Dan Corry

CEO of New Philanthropy Capital

Read more about Dan on NPC’s website

Eleanor Budden

Executive director/vice president, Global Mobility Services, Goldman Sachs

Read more about Eleanor on Goldman Sachs website

Charlotte Pickles

Editor of UnHerd’s Reforming Capitalism track

Read more about Charlotte on UnHerd’s website

Sarah Blunn

Partner and Head of Corporate Real Estate at RPC

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Paul Najsarek

Chief Executive Ealing Council

Emily Robinson

Director of Communications, Anti-Doping UK

Gregor Henderson

National Lead for Wellbeing and Mental Health, Public Health England

Ruth Gibson

Deputy Director, capability and Data Infrastructure, Economic and Social Research Council