Jo Wells

Jo Wells

Jo joined Blagrave as Director in 2014. Jo has overall oversight over all funding partnerships and sets our strategic direction, ensuring we are true to our mission and living our values. Jo has worked in the voluntary sector for over 20 years both in international...
Edd Fry

Edd Fry

Edd joined Blagrave in January 2018. He leads the The Listening Fund: a collaboration between Blagrave, Children in Need, Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, The Tudor Trust and The National Lottery Community Fund – to improve organisations’ accountability to young...
Rochell Rowe

Rochell Rowe

Rochell joined Blagrave in March 2021 and co-leads our second strategic objective: investing in young people directly. This includes overseeing all funding partnerships in relation to Challenge and Change and the Opportunity Fund. Rochell is also one of the Trust’s...
Tessa Hibbert

Tessa Hibbert

Tessa joined Blagrave in 2016 and oversees all our regional funding partnerships in the South East leading on our first strategic objective: investing in youth organisations. Tessa has a career of 20 years working in the voluntary youth sector, including spells at the...
Philippa Knott Kos

Philippa Knott Kos

Philippa joined Blagrave in September 2018 and oversees all funding partnerships in relation to our third strategic objective: investing in better youth policy. Philippa previously worked at the Centre for Youth Impact and in the Cabinet Office’s Youth Policy team,...