UP is managed by a trustee board comprising of 10 Trustees.

Stuart Roden: Chair

Stuart Roden is Chairman of Lansdowne Partners, a senior partner and a member of its management committee. Prior to joining Lansdowne Partners in 2001, Stuart was a Managing Director of Merrill Lynch Investment Managers (MLIM). Stuart started his career in the City in 1984, joining SG Warburg & Co. Stuart is the non-executive chairman of the investment committee of Marylebone Partners LLP, chairman of the Jewish Care and Oxford Centre of Jewish and Hebrew Studies investment committees. He is a Trustee of One Family UK, Jewish Care, Oxford Centre of Jewish and Hebrew Studies, The Covenant and Conversation Trust (Lord Sacks’ Foundation), and UCL Institute of Jewish Studies. He is also heavily involved in a number of other charities including Afrikids, Shelter & Myeloma UK.

Stuart received a 1st class honours degree in Economics (BSc) from the London School of Economics.

Brian Linden: Vice Chair

Brian is a founder partner of the Private Equity firm Cinven which he joined in 1985. He has been involved in transactions including Aprovia, Dynacast, Gardner Merchant, IPC, MediMedia, NCP, Springer, Truvo and Ziggo. Brian continues as a Board Director of the managing entities of the Cinven Funds.

Before establishing 2nd Chance, Brian had been involved in a number of charities and taught maths at the Urban Academy in Southwark where his experience of teaching young people who are striving to achieve academic qualifications and a position in the workplace encouraged him to set out the blueprint for 2nd Chance.

William de Winton: Treasurer

William is a partner of Lansdowne Partners where he ran the Global Financial Fund until early 2015. Prior to that he was a Managing Director at Morgan Stanley.  He has extensive interest in education-based charities. He helped establish the Prince Albert Foundation (for bursaries) at Wellington College in the period 2011-15, and he is a founding Trustee of the Springboard Bursary Foundation, which seeks to offer life-changing bursaries in the private sector for disadvantaged pupils.

Tatty Amory

Tatty Amory has a decade of experience at a senior level within children’s charities in the UK. She has worked in corporate fundraising, volunteering and directly managing therapeutic programmes. Prior to this, Tatty worked in the finance sector, and spent 3 years working in Romania with orphans and children living with HIV.

Tom Bible

Tom Bible co-manages the Bondi Foundation, a US-based family foundation, that seeks to help communities in the Global South to build capacity across key areas such as regenerating food, water and energy systems.

Tom is also a trustee of the Barrow Foundation UK (a UK based charity) that acts as the international fund-raising and education arm of the Barrow Neurological Institute (BNI) in Phoenix, Arizona.


Emily Sun

Emily is an independent consultant whose two areas of focus are on working with senior leaders and teams to build engaged, effective organisations, and with social sector organisations to design and implement programmes that enable disadvantaged young people to significantly improve their life outcomes. Previously she was Head of Development at Impetus – Private Equity Foundation, a venture philanthropy organisation, and the HR Director for the UK at Eli Lilly. Emily studied at Phillips Exeter Academy, Cornell University and has an MBA from INSEAD.