New appointments to our Board of Trustees

We warmly welcome the new appointments to our Board of Trustees, with a new Chair, Vice Chair and Honorary Secretary starting this summer. Find out more below.

Our Board of Trustees warmly welcomes a new Chair, Stephanie Maurel, Vice Chair, Sarah Brown, and Honorary Secretary, Ema Ojiako.

Stephanie Maurel is Chief Executive of the Corporation of Church House. Previously, she was Chief Executive of Concordia, a charity promoting international volunteering. Stephanie has been a trustee of NCT since 2017.

Stephanie is passionate about the rights of women and girls and is a trained mentor supporting women working within the charity sector. She is also a lead mentor for a charity working with teenage girls from deprived backgrounds.

Current Chair of Trustees, Jessica Figueras steps down at the end of July, after becoming Chair in June 2017.

Stephanie said: “I’m delighted to take on the role of Chair, with full confidence in the strategic vision that the Board has agreed for recovery and renewal beyond Covid-19.

“We want to build an open and inclusive culture as one NCT team to support all parents, from all backgrounds, in their communities.”

More info

See here for more information about the appointments, and read about governance at NCT.