Our Strategic Advisory Board and members have an important role in steering our work programme and strategic direction.
Strategic Advisory Board
A board of elected and co-opted members, known as the Strategic Advisory Board, advises Play England on its work programme and strategic direction.
Play England is managed by the NCB board of trustee's governance structure. Representatives from the three other UK nations observe major meetings and forums that the Play England Council convenes.
Andy Grout, Milton Keynes Play Association (Vice Chair)
Jeff Hill, Children's Scrapstore
Julie Hathaway, KIDS
Karen Benjamin, Playwork Partnerships
Kate Hellard, Wansdyke Play Association
Keith Cranwell, Playwork London
Lesli Godfrey, SkillsActive
Meynell Walter, Meynell Games
Michael Follett, Outdoor Play and Learning CIC (OPAL)
Nicola Butler, Hackney Play Association
Tanny Stobart, Play Torbay
Hilary Emery, NCB (ex officio)
Laura Watts, Dens of Equality
Chris Nevis, Gateshead City Council (Chair)
Deborah Holt, Association of Play Industries
Mark Gladwin, Independent
Mike Greenaway, Play Wales
Marguerite Hunter Blair, Play Scotland
Jacqueline O'Loughlin, PlayBoard Northern Ireland
To find out more about becoming a Play England member, visit our members page.
Find out more about membership and how to become a member of Play England, visit the members page.
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