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 also a ST tutor.

David Cooke

David is an IT consultant and used to be responsible for IT in the Prison and Probation Services. He has been supporting the Chaplaincy in his local prison for many years by playing the keyboard for Sunday services and is a group facilitator with Sycamore Tree.

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.

Andrew Jordon

Andrew is an accountant and commercial analyst. He has volunteered with PF since 2014 as a Sycamore Tree Group Facilitator and letter writer. He’s a keen cyclist and rode 3,500 miles across the USA in 2017 to raise money for PF! He is passionate about enabling more young people to get involved in prison ministry.

Alison Browne

Alison has been a Sycamore Tree Tutor for the last few years. Her background is in tertiary education, including adults, teacher training and basic skills. She has joined the PF Board as the Volunteer Representative.