Allies & Leaders

The following list of executives, leaders and allies have committed their time, resources and organisation to stand with us as we drive targeted change focused on the black community in the UK. We are looking for allies who are not afraid to have difficult conversations that lead to real systemic change to join us on this journey.

The leaders listed have read Cephas' letter, committed money, time and resources to the BBN's first year goals and introduced at least 1 other leader to the network. 

Andrew Denton

Alfa Systems

CEO

Paul Polman

Imagine

Co-founder & Chair

Simon Pegg

Stolen Picture

Co-founder

Phil Thomas

Ascential

President, Marketing Division and Chairman, Cannes Lions

Barry Cupples

Talon Outdoor

CEO

Rob Love

Crowdfunder

CEO / Co-founder

Richard Bon

Clear Channel

Managing Director, UK

Danny Brooke-Taylor

Lucky Generals

Co-founder

Stephen Woodford

Advertising Association

CEO

Daren Rubins

Conker

Co-founder

Keith Weed

WPP

Non-Executive Director

Jude Kelly CBE

The WOW Foundation

Founder & Director

Mervyn Lyn

Strategic Partnership Solutions Ltd

Founding Partner

Mark Evans

O2 (Telefónica UK)

CEO

William Eccleshare

Clear Channel Outdoor

CEO

Justin Cochrane

Clear Channel Outdoor

CEO, UK & Europe

Helen Calcraft

Lucky Generals

Co-founder

Hywel Ball 

EY

UK Chair & Managing Partner UK&I

Steve Varley

EY

Global Vice Chair, Sustainability

Companies signed up

Ascental
Clear channel
ARUP
Crowdfunder
Crowdfunder

Media partners

Ascental
Clear channel
Crowdfunder
Crowdfunder
Crowdfunder
Crowdfunder
Crowdfunder
Crowdfunder

Supporting companies

Crowdfunder
Ascental
Clear channel
Clear channel

Associated industry bodies

Crowdfunder

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