Rishi Jindal joined us in August 2020. Rishi studied Ancient History at the University of Durham. He previously volunteered with CATSS (Children Achieving Through Student Support), taking children and young people who may otherwise not get the opportunity, on day trips and residential trips.
Rory Brooks CBE founded the private equity group, MML Capital, in 1988. He is the Chairman of the Quintessentially Foundation. His family philanthropic engagements span poverty research, social justice, higher education and contemporary art.
Rosie Culpin joined us in May 2023. Rosie has a degree in Philosophy and a Masters in Law from Cardiff University. Previously, she worked at a Primary school after school club, as a Student Ambassador at Cardiff University and as a Paralegal in the Court of Protection.
Rosie Doyle joined us in August 2020. Rosie studied English and French at the University of Southampton and has experience working in various roles within SEN teams, including working as a Learning Support Assistant, an Academic SEN Tutor and an SEN team leader.
Rosy Smith is our Head of Programme Delivery and Operations (South of England and the West Midlands). Rosy joined us in August 2012 and was previously our Centre Leader at East Ham, our BlackRock Partnership Manager and our East London and Clacton Cluster Manager.
Sam Johnson joined us in October 2023. Sam has a degree in Maths from the University of Exeter. Previously, he worked at The Access Project as a University Access Officer and in their events team, as an English language assistant in Germany, and supported student societies at Exeter and UWE students' unions.
Sarah Bennett joined us in August 2021. Sarah has a degree in Psychology with Criminology from the University of Sussex. Previously Sarah was a Nursery Bank Staff Member at Oxford Brookes Nursery and Widening Participations Ambassador at the University of Sussex.
Sarah Havens works directly with the students in our Academic Support programme and is a member of the Diversity & Inclusion and the Development Committees of the Board. She is active with other charities, serving as Treasurer of the family foundation Lef-Pillon Trust and as a member of the Friends Committee of the international conservation organisation Whitley Fund for Nature.
Sarah Jackman joined us in July 2023. Sarah has a degree in Art History from the Courtauld Institute and completed a Masters in History and Visual Cultures at the University of Oxford. Sarah has previous experience as a sports coach and supporting artists with additional needs.
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