Our Trustees

Our Trustees use their skills and experience to support our work, and help us achieve our aims.

Peter Walsh (Chair) – Peter is a former headteacher of Forest Hill School, where he taught for 34 years, and an Education Consultant for Building Schools for the Future. Pete is also MCT lead for safeguarding and a director of Millwall Lionesses

 

Andy Ambler – Andy is the Director of Pro Game Relations at the Football Association and a former CEO of Millwall Football Club and CFO of Fulham Football Club. Andy is a qualified accountant and finance lead for MCT.

 

Fr Owen Beament MBE –  Rev Canon Owen Beament has been the Vicar of the All Saints Church in New Cross since 1974.  He was awarded an MBE in the 2001 New Year’s Honours List for ‘Services to the Community in Deptford and New Cross’.

 

Peter Garston – Peter is the owner of GENT Training Ltd and a director of Millwall FC since 2005, a director of Millwall Holdings and a lifelong Millwall fan.

 

Sir Simon Hughes – Set to become the next chancellor of London South Bank University, Simon was the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2010 to 2014, and from 2013 until 2015 was Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Bermondsey and Old Southwark from 1983 until 2015.

 

Steve Kavanagh – Steve is the CEO of Millwall FC. Steve is the former CEO of Southend United FC and Charlton Athletic FC. Steve is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA), having qualified and spent 14 years at accountancy firm BDO

 

Lord Kennedy of Southwark – Roy Kennedy, Lord Kennedy of Southwark, started serving the local community as a Southwark borough councillor in 1986, holding a variety of positions including Deputy Leader of the Council . Following his appointment to the House of Lords in 2010, Lord Kennedy has overseen a range of portfolios  such as Justice and Housing, Communities and Local Government as an opposition spokesman, and in 2014 was elected to Lewisham Borough Council.

 

Carly Rawlinson-Simmons- Carly has many years experience of working in the charity sector and currently works at a local secondary school, where she oversees the PFI contract in her role as Facilities Manager.  Carly is passionate about young people and education, she is an associate school governor and aspires to become a school business manager.  Carly has two children and lives locally.

 

Keith Soper -Keith is currently Director of Forensic and Prison services at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. Oxleas provides a range of physical and mental health services in Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich and into a number of prisons in London and Kent.  Keith was formerly Chair of Bliss, the UK-wide charity for premature babies.  Keith is a season ticket holder at Millwall along with his son and a number of other family members.