Our Patron

HRH Princess Alexandra

Our Patron

Our Board of Trustees 

The role of the Board of Trustees is to set the organisation’s strategic direction, monitor the delivery of its objectives, uphold its values and governance and guide, advise and support the Chief Executive, who leads the Executive Team towards achieving Ben’s vision and purpose.

Make a difference – become a Ben Trustee

Steve Nash


Chief Executive Officer, The Institute of the Motor Industry

Daksh Gupta

Vice Chair

Chief Executive, Marshall Group

Robin Woolcock

Formerly Managing Director, Volkswagen Group (UK) Ltd

Jeremy Hicks

Market Performance Director, Jaguar Land Rover

Gerald Lee

Formerly Director (CEO),
St Monica Trust

Graeme Potts

CEO, Eden Motor Group

Mark Outhwaite

Director, Outhentics Consulting Limited

Sharon Ashcroft

HR Director, TrustFord

Sarah Bayliss

Head of HR, Thatcham Research

Chris Thomas

Finance Director, Retail Motor Industry Federation

Will Dalton

Formerly Finance Director, Hartford Care Group Ltd

Shirley Hall

Head of Innovation and Wellbeing, The ExtraCare Charitable Trust

Donna McDermott

Formerly Director of Operations at St Monica Trust