John Caudwell – Founder & Chairman Emeritus
Founder and former Chief Executive of the Caudwell Group (including high street retailer Phones 4u), John is one of Britain’s most influential entrepreneurs and philanthropists.
John’s vision for a sustainable and efficient children’s charity has inspired thousands of supporters across the UK and he remains the charity’s largest single benefactor and most passionate supporter. By personally paying the charity’s annual administration and management overheads he enables the charity to offer complete transparency to its supporters, with 100% of direct donations going directly to the children and families who need it.
John is also a prolific fundraiser, regularly completing physical challenges and staging events to inspire and encourage the support of others.