Jason Leonard OBE

Jason Leonard OBE

Former England prop, appeared for England 114 times plus 5 times for the British and Irish Lions, and won the 2003 Rugby World Cup. He was President of the RFU in 2015 and hosted the Rugby World Cup in England. As well as having a busy and successful corporate career, he is a prolific supporter of charities and has raised over £2M through his annual dinners for a number of rugby, youth and health charities. Jason founded Atlas and remains Chairman of the Board of Trustees.

 

Lord Addington

Lord Addington

Dominic Hubbard, 6th Baron Addington, is a British Peer who speaks in the House of Lords on Sport and Disability. He was a founder member and remains Captain of the Commons and Lords Rugby Football Union Club, playing as prop for the Parliamentary team.

 

Michael Whitfield

Michael Whitfield

Michael joined the Atlas Board in January 2018. Michael founded Thomsons Online Benefits and adds value to a diverse portfolio of early stage technology businesses. He sits on the Board of a number of charities, that all help young people get on in life. He is also President of Barnes RFC, father of five children and two daschunds, and also has two grandsons to keep him busy.

 

 

 

Neil Blair

Neil Blair

Neil joined the ATLAS Board in January 2018 and is Chairing the Atlas All Schools group. He is J.K. Rowling’s agent, Founding Partner of The Blair Partnership and Chairman of Pottermore. He is a keen rugby fan and Saracen’s supporter. Neil is involved in a number of charitable causes including Lumos and The Abraham Fund Initiatives.

 

 

Maro Itoje

Maro Itoje

Maro is an established international for England and the British & Irish Lions. Beyond the game Maro has a degree in politics and is interested in international development, gender equality and human rights. His family is Nigerian and he brings a focus to the Board to improve the reach and impact of Atlas’s work with children across Africa.

Photo courtesy of Vicki Couchman Photography.

 

John Clougherty

John Clougherty

‘Clocks’, as he’s known to us, joined the Board in February 2019. He is now retired, after working as the Head of UK Wholesale Fidelity International, an international investment management company.

A keen trekker, John has scaled mountains in Europe, Africa and Asia. He has also visited our projects in South Africa, Zimbabwe and India.

 

Fiona Stockley

Fiona Stockley

Fiona is the General Manager of an NHS child mental health service for the East London Foundation Trust, which is CQC accredited as outstanding.

She has worked for over a decade in professional sport across men’s rugby and football; operationally managing stadia, events and retail. As well as training as a teacher in 1999 she also volunteered as a special police officer in the Metropolitan police.

“Stockers” was a rugby player for Wasps and England and since retiring in 2008 has volunteered at Wasps Ladies her club for nearly 20 years. She is the women’s coordinator at the “Barbarians RFC” supporting the committee to create the inaugural womens team in 2017.