Lindsey is CEO of Thinkbox, the marketing body for commercial TV in the UK. She was one of the early recipients of the Rank Foundation School Leadership Award (Class of 1982) and alongside chairing the Rank Fellowship is a Trustee of the Rank Foundation. Lindsey is also a member and former President of WACL (Women in Advertising and Communication Leadership), a member and former President of the Global TV Group, a Fellow of the Marketing Society, an Honorary Fellow of the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising and a member of the Marketing Group of Great Britain.
John joined the Rank Foundation in 2021 and is specifically responsible for overseeing the School Leadership Award and Fellowship.
Born in Mansfield he became a teacher on completion of his first degree and taught in schools across the UK, most recently as Principal of Dame Allan’s Schools in Newcastle-upon-Tyne for sixteen years.
His interests include local history (the role of churches in various North East communities in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was the subject of his PhD research), reading and watching sport. He is also a keen campanologist.
Rose had a career of over 30 years in policing, serving in London and Scotland and being awarded the QPM in 2007 and the CBE in 2017. On retiring from her role as Deputy Chief Constable of Police Scotland in 2018, Rose was appointed by the Scottish Government to establish and chair Scotland’s first National Suicide Prevention Leadership Group. She has been a Trustee at The Rank Foundation since March 2006.
Joe graduated from the University of Southampton with a First Class Honours in Information Technology in Organisations and now works as a Product Owner at Barclaycard. Joe first joined the Foundation as a Leadership Award holder in 2010 and completed his Community Action placements at Arun Community Church, Littlehampton.
Olivia is currently in her second year of reading law at the University of Worcester. Aside from her studies, she dedicates her time as a dance captain in the Worcester Saints Dance Society and immerses herself in the local churches both in Worcester and back home. Since receiving the Leadership Award in 2017, she has had the pleasure of doing her first CAP at Greenbank Community Church and volunteered with the Mend-it project at Green Lane Baptist Church. She joined the Steering Committee in 2020.
Since graduating from the University of Exeter in 2018, Taylor joined WPP on their Health Fellowship where he is currently working as a Research Associate at the Chief Medical Office. Taylor completed his CAP placements at Ykids, Liverpool and The Children’s Centre, Isle of Man. During his time on the Committee, Taylor hopes to ease the transition of Leadership Award holders into the Fellowship, maintaining links for their first few years in the Fellowship and helping them to see the benefits of keeping in touch.
Joe is currently working in private equity investing at the Carlyle Group in London. Prior to this, he worked in investment banking at Credit Suisse in New York. Joe graduated from Yale University in 2017, having double majored in Economics and Computer Science. Joe received his Leadership Award in 2011 and did his Community Action Placements in Hemlington Linx in Middlesborough and the Edge Project in Bradford.
Geoffrey joined the Rank Fellowship Steering Committee in 2018, having been a Rank Fellow since 1979.
He is the CEO of Capital Market Communications Ltd (known as Camarco), having founded the business with senior colleagues in 2014 following a management break out from FTI Consulting, a $200 million consultancy business that he led globally.
Prior to consultancy, he was Head of Investor Relations for NatWest Group, having begun his career as a buy-side investment analyst with Leopold Joseph in 1985. His interests include cricket (MCC), tennis (Hurlingham Club), art and wine.