About us Who we are Our staff team Our Chief Executive, Peter Blackwell, started as a student mentor in Manchester, came to London to open our London office and in 2015 became our Chief Exec. Our London project team manages all of our projects in across London – liaising with schools, supporting mentors and maximising the impact on students. Our Manchester project team manages all of our projects in Manchester and Oldham. Our Fundraising team focuses on developing partnerships with Trusts, companies and individuals. And our Operations directorate focuses on HR, finance, and business management.