Who we are


Mark Jessett (Chairperson)

Mark has long-standing connections with Camden and was originally appointed to represent the borough. His career has included running a SME, working for large corporations and providing management consultancy. This experience gained across financial markets, technology and media industries in London.

Mark sits on the Foundation's Investment & Finance Committee and Strategy Committee. His predominant interest at RRF is helping young people acquire skills which offer them opportunities in London’s changing business landscape.

Mark joined the Foundation in 2011.

Reverend David Ingall

David Ingall is the Rector of St. Sepulchre-without-Newgate, in the City of London. He came to St. Sepulchre's in September 2013 and by virtue of his appointment became a Foundation Governor at the same time.

In addition to activities associated with the church, David is also interested in most sports, history (his first degree), reading and anything old (including St. Sepulchre's).

Alistair Wilson

Alistair is a Partner at TwentyFour Asset Management and Head of their Institutional Business managing investment relationships for a range of clients including pension schemes, banks, insurance companies and charities. He is a Liveryman of the Haberdashers' Company of which educations is of a prime importance and has led to a particular interest in the impact it has on young children. Alistair sits on both the Grants and Investment Committee. 

His other interests revolve mostly around sport with a particular passion for cricket and rugby both of which he is still plays. 

Alistair joined the Foundation in 2019.

Ben Monaghan 

Ben Monaghan is a Partner in the Strategic Advisory Group at PJT Partners, based in London, focusing on clients in the energy sector globally. Ben has 25 years of financial sector experience, including 20 years at JPMorgan and two years as the Chief Financial Officer of a listed oil company. Ben has advised on numerous landmark transactions in the sector and has significant experience in M&A, equity and debt financings.

Ben is a governor of Christ’s Hospital and received an MA and a BA in Russian and French from the University of Cambridge.

Gerald Rothwell

Gerald is Executive Director at Quilter Cheviot Investment Management, specialising in investment management for individuals, trusts and charities. He studied at Christ's Hospital and the London School of Economics before becoming a Partner and Director at Cheviot Asset Management and Laing & Cruickshank.

Gerald joined the Foundation in 2014.

Tracey Shackle

Tracey Shackle is a working parent with two school age boys, who has lived in Camden for nearly 30 years. Tracey is a teacher who specialises in family learning & parental engagement activities/support. At present Tracey is a school governor at her children’s school andis also part of a team of local residents who are helping to resettle a refugee family in NW6. 

Tracey is committed to improving outcomes for children, young people & their families. 

Jo Emmerson

Jo Emmerson has spent her career working across a range of educational establishments on projects that improve outcomes for young people. After leaving her most recent role as Education Works Director for the East London Business Alliance (ELBA), where she linked corporate companies with universities and schools, Jo formed her own consultancy ‘We Work Words’ that specialises in business development and growth for third sector and social enterprises. 

Jo joined the Foundation in August 2016.

Michael Hudson

Michael is a solicitor in private practice in the City of London. He is a Member of the City’s Court of Common Council (by whom he is appointed as a governor). He is a governor of the City of London Freemen’s School. Michael is a member of several City organisations, including the Painter-Stainers’ livery company, City Livery Club, Guild of Freemen and four ward clubs.

Michael joined the Foundation in August 2016.

Elizabeth Gallagher

Elizabeth is a personal injury barrister. Originally from Bradford in West Yorkshire, she now lives in the City of London and practices from chambers in the Temple. As the first generation of her family to go to university, she knows the difference that education can make. She has an interest in social mobility and improving the life chances of children and young people.

Elizabeth Joined the Foundation in 2018.  

Vivien Cutler

Cllr Vivien Cutler’s is a Labour member for St Peter’s Ward. Cllr Vivien Cutler’s working life has been in education and skills. She was headteacher of two secondary schools, one in Islington, and then started her career as a senior officer in local authorities in Camden. Following that, she joined the Civil Service, focusing on skills development before returning to local authority roles. Now retired, she was elected as a councillor in Islington and now chairs the Children’s Services Scrutiny Committee.

Vivien joined the foundation in 2018

Legal status

Richard Reeve's Foundation is a registered charity,
number 1136337 and a company limited by guarantee registered
in England and Wales, number 7226633.

Our registered address is 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU

For more information, please read our latest Annual Report and Accounts.