Welcome to our new trustees
We are extremely pleased to announce that two new trustees will be joining our board following our most recent open recruitment round. Molly Mulready and Catherine Smith bring considerable experience and talents which will complement the skillsets of our current Trustees.
Molly Mulready is a judge specialising in immigration and asylum law, and a traditional Irish musician. She is a mentor with the London School of Economics Black and Minority Ethnic mentoring scheme, and has written for various publications including the Guardian, the Independent and the Spectator.
Molly said: “I am delighted to be appointed a Trustee of the Churchill Fellowship, an ambitious and open-minded charity that is committed to social progress through the nurturing of new ideas. I share the Churchill Fellowship’s belief in the potential of the individual to make a difference, whatever their age or background. I look forward to meeting and learning from the wonderful array of Churchill Fellows who are enriching our communities all over the UK”.
Catherine Smith is a senior communications and marketing professional and is currently Head of Supporter Relations at Chelsea Football Club. Catherine was formerly a trustee for the Foyer Federation, a not-for-profit organisation which inspires young people to realise their power and purpose.
Catherine said: “I am excited to join the board of trustees at the Churchill Fellowship, a charity committed to supporting UK citizens in leading their own vision for change in the UK based on learning from around the world. This will be a great opportunity to support an organisation which invests in people who are dedicated to building a better society. I hope to be able use my own skills and experience to support our Fellows in their journeys”.
Our Chairman Jeremy Soames said: "We are delighted to welcome Molly and Catherine to our board of Trustees. They both bring highly valuable skills and knowledge that will play a key role as we build on our successes so far and continue to grow. I am very pleased that they have agreed to join us”.