Our Trustees are drawn from all walks of life, including parents whose children have visited camp, medical professionals, volunteers and senior business people. All are united by a desire to continuously improve outcomes and services for seriously ill children and their families.
Ever thought about becoming a Trustee or a non-Trustee Board Member? If you would like further information please get in touch.
Our current trustees
Joe Cronly – Chairman
Sir Kenneth Branagh
“I’m proud to be a Patron and avid supporter of this wonderful little UK children’s charity. I have watched, often in wonder, how Over The Wall’s small team of staff and their fabulous volunteers, have consistently delivered the most wonderful, life-changing experiences to seriously ill children and their families – year after year and always free-of-charge.” – Sir Kenneth Branagh
Gordon Cooper is a non-exec director and co-founder of TCC Global NV, an international marketing company servicing the retail industry. His early career was in advertising for two UK agencies and later on in sales roles for two publishing companies based in Italy and France. At TCC he was based in Milan and New York for over 25 years before returning to the UK in 2014. He currently sits on the board of Summit Media an e-commerce specialist and the TCC Foundation.
Mark Koska OBE
Marc Koska OBE is the inventor of the K1 auto-disable syringe and founder of the SafePoint charity. Mark is a highly regarded advocate around the world for needle safety in both immunisation and therapeutic sectors.
Chris Van Der Kuyl
Chris van der Kuyl is a digital entrepreneur and Chairman and co-Founder of 4J Studios, one of the UK’s most successful videogame developers responsible for Minecraft Console editions. More recently, he became Chairman of Puny Astronaut who are bringing their first game to market. Chris is also Chairman of TVSquared, a fast growing data analytics company, Chairman of Broker Insights, a start up insurtech company and was the founding Chairman of Entrepreneurial Scotland. Chris sits on many advisory boards and is a board member of several local charities. Chris has been awarded honorary degrees from many of Scotland’s leading universities in recognition of his contribution to enterprise
As well as being a serial adventurer and motivational speaker, James Ketchell is also a tireless ambassador for the work we do at Over The Wall. In 2014 James became the first person to have rowed across the Atlantic Ocean, summited Mount Everest and cycled 18,000 miles around the world in what the media dubbed “The Ultimate Triathlon”.