The Abram Wilson Foundation is supported by a board of trustees and advisors who help to shape and deliver our strategy. They are a diverse group of professionals who offer their expertise to help maximise our reach and impact. The Abram Wilson Foundation is indebted to their continued support and guidance.

Founder & CEO
Jennie Cashman Wilson

Reuben James

Board of Trustees
Fred Bolza (Chair) – Vice President of Strategy at Sony Music
Sharan Jaswal – Director of Education at MyBnk

Lifelong Honorary Trustees
Laura Palmer (Chair) – Director of Development at Serpentine Galleries
Florence Butler – Education & training consultant
Laura Vakil

Legal Adviser
Tom Frederikse – Partner, Digital Media & Interactive Content at Clintons

Five Year Anniversary Committee
Adam Wren – Investec
Anna Short – Act IV
Barbara Burke – Santander
Becky Wooton – National Theatre
Ben Lynch – Fountain Court
Chris Nott – Capital Law
Fred Bolza – Sony Music
Gilles Peterson – Brownswood Recording, Future Bubblers & the Steve Reid Foundation
Jo Luff – Strategic Consultant
Jonathan Arendt – Jazz FM
Laura Palmer – National Army Museum
Lucy Howkins – Atlantic Books
Ludwig Sels – Loeben & C17
Jez Nelson – Somethin Else
Neil Confrey – Confrey Solicitors
Nitin Sawhney – Musician, composer & producer
Raquel Carerras – Carerras International
Reuben James – Musician
Rob Faure-Walker – Academic
Sharan Jaswal – MyBnk
Steve Oatley – Soldiers Charity
Tom Frederikse – Clintons


We gratefully acknowledge the financial support of the following institutional funders:

Jerwood Charitable Foundation
PRS for Music Foundation
Awards for All (Big Lottery Fund)
Garfield Weston Foundation
BBC Children In Need
Ernest Cook Trust

And vital in kind support from the following companies:

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