Fran Beckett

Chair of the Board of Trustees


Fran BeckettFran is an accomplished voluntary sector CEO and has served as chief executive of Shaftesbury Society (now Livability) before moving to a similar role in Church Urban Fund. She has also provided consultancy services on leadership, governance, change management, and strategic planning and mentoring services to CEOs and Chairs of Boards. Fran took over as Chair from Howard Dodd in April 2017.


Edward Cox

Edward is a chartered accountant and joined the Board of Trustees in January 2015 after a business career spanning many industries both nationally and internationally.

Kevin Dawkins

Kevin Dawkins is the Senior Pastor at Faith Tabernacle Church, and has been a PF volunteer since 2005 as well as part-time Prison Chaplain at HMYOI Feltham since 2006. Kevin is a ST tutor and those who know him speak of his godly warmth in relation to those in prison.

Martin Kettle

Martin Kettle was a prison officer and governor, and is an ordained minister. He works now as a policy adviser in the Church of England.

Tony Watson

Tony Watson joined the Board in January 2012, having taken early retirement from the National Offender Management Service where he worked as a senior policy manager. He is a Sycamore Tree tutor and regular Chaplaincy volunteer at his local prison.