Chris Brady is professor of management studies and director of the Centre for Sports Business at Salford University.
He has authored a number of award-winning books, including Quiet Leadership, co-written with three-times Champions League winner Carlo Ancelloti, and The 90-Minute Manager.
Lord Kerslake has extensive experience in local and central government and has held roles including chief executive of Sheffield City Council and the Homes and Communities Agency.
He served as permanent secretary of the Department for Communities and Local Government from 2010 until he stepped down in 2015 and was head of the civil service from 2012 to 2014.
Herb Kim is founder and CEO of Thinking Digital, one of Europe’s best-known conferences on technology, media and content.
He was founding chairman of Tech North, a government-backed initiative charged with accelerating the growth of the digital business sector in the North of England.
Liz Drayton is the foundation’s first employee. She is the former ICT Strategy Manager at Sheffield’s Tapton School, David’s alma mater.
Joe is a Product Manager at WANdisco and provides advice on curriculum development and technologies for teaching.
Yvonne Kilvington is gardener and activity support worker at a forest school in West Yorkshire and a passionate beekeeper with a lifelong love of bees.
Emily is responsible for furthering the Foundation's Big Data curriculum and coordinating the rollout of this to schools.