Our trustees

 
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
Richard Chapman
Jos Sharp
Jonathan Goring
Anne Stevens
Anne Prendergast
Paul Wilcock
Catherine Doran
Andrew Richards
Anthony Diamandakis
Bianca Tiesman
Michelle Udrih
Alma Lawrie
Lara Lohr
Neil McDonald

 

Our patrons

 

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
 
Sir Kenneth Branagh explains why he supports Over The Wall:
 

 

Gordon Cooper


 
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
 

Our Ambassardor

 

James Ketchell


 
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”.