Stuart Cornwell O.B.E
Stuart is the chairman of our Board of Trustees. He has been a personal supporter of the charity for more than 20 years. His working life has been varied including a career path in the Navy and senior appointments in the probation service and the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS). He joined our Board of Trustees in 2008 and has been chairman since 2011. Alongside his role at Spurgeons, Stuart also chairs and serves on the boards of a number of UK-based and international charities. Driven by the impact that charities like Spurgeons make, Stuart also works with governments, companies and NGOs in East Africa on education, vocational training, feeding and welfare care to support the world's poorest and most vulnerable children. At Spurgeons, as well as being Chair of the Board of Trustees, he is also the Chair of the Organisational Development and Strategy sub-committee and Remunerations sub-committee. Stuart lives in Stockton on Tees and has been married to Margaret for more than 35 years and are both members of Stockton Baptist Tabernacle.