Founder and CEO
After 32 years in the Metropolitan Police, Paul is passionate about giving Foster Children the same opportunities as more fortunate children who are not in care. A much expanded board of Trustees has been pulled together to allow Paul to continue to focus on new ideas and making new connections.
Chair of Trustees
As an owner of multiple businesses, Vik has much experience with start-ups and is well versed in growing organisations from the ground up.
Joy joined POP in October 2019 as Operations Manager to support Paul in the day to day running of the charity. With a background in IT sales & Marketing, as well as having run a couple of her own businesses and extensive work in the chairty sector to support her son's special needs schools, Joy feels ready to help POP progress to the next stage.
As the owner of local business Country Carpets in Walton-on-Thames, Sarah brings a wealth of experience and contacts to the table. A passionate supporter of Power of Parenting since the very beginning, we are delighted to welcome Sarah to the Board of Trustees.
After a 35 year career in BT in senior leadership roles, John is now a Non Executive director in the NHS and on several private sector boards. John's aim to leverage this experience to benefit a charity which is very close to his own heart.
Living with Foster Siblings is not always easy, Georgie does it with so much grace and love, her experience is invaluable to the charity.
As Counter Manager at Barclays Bank, Reading, Gia brings undoubted financial expertise to the table. Something we will need more and more of, as our growth acclerates.
Trustee - Primary Foster Carer, Professional Advocate for Looked After Children – Career Mother
As a Foster Parent of over 8 years and having had more than 17 children pass through her home, Sam brings much insight and experience to the Board of Trustees.
As a fellow senior investigating officer like Paul, our CEO and Founder, Shaun has been exposed to the most challenging and sensitive major criminal investigations. Once again, a passionate supporter of the charity since 2016, becoming a Trustee simply fornalises the part Shaun has always played in the POP organisation.
With his own photography business, Paul has also been a supporter of POP since it began.
As a Foreign Exchange Trader, Dan has proved an invaluable fund raiser over the years, POP would not be where it is today without him.