Trustees

Our Trustees are volunteers and receive no remuneration from the Fat Beehive Foundation or Fat Beehive Ltd for their time governing the charity. They are solely responsible for how and where grants are allocated and how the charity is governed and run.

Fat Beehive Foundation Trustees

Leonie Jarrett Chair of Trustees

Mark Watson Trustee*

Llinos Griffin-Williams Trustee

Caroline Taylor Trustee*

Tom Moreton Trustee*

Adrian Lukes Trustee

Alison Butler Trustee

Ahzaz Chowdhury Trustee

Leonie Jarrett

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Mark Watson

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Mark is the Chief Executive at Fat Beehive Ltd, an award-winning digital agency, and comes from a digital and charity background, having set up one of the UK’s first digital campaigning networks in 1997, whilst the Campaigns Director at Stonewall. In 2000 he launched Gay.com, which became the UK’s biggest LGBT community website, winning Best Consumer website in 2002. He has held elected office in Croydon, where, as their digital champion, he won Digital Council of the Year in 2017. He was elected as Hon Alderman in 2018 and is also a charity trustee of the Nudge Foundation, Croydon CVA and Croydon Pride.

Llinos Griffin-Williams

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A Bafta-nominated Series Producer, Llinos is now Executive Producer Factual and International co-productions for Wildflame Productions a Cardiff based independent television production company. She leads on international content development, producing a slate of factual content for domestic and international broadcasters. A History graduate, Llinos worked as Education Consultant for the BBC followed by Researcher and Assistant Producer for various indies, before joining Green Bay Media as Production Manager on landmark BBC series, subsequently producing content from access based documentaries to factual format series and becoming Head of Content for Green Bay. Llinos is currently working on a slate of projects including specialist factual international co-productions for Channel 5, Discovery US, Smithsonian Channel, access based BBC and S4C shows. She also co-runs the Industry Networking Groups, Push Auto and Women in TV group Fierce Females.

Caroline Taylor

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Caroline has worked in the technology and digital sector with not-for-profit organisations for over 15 years. As Head of Client Strategy and Partnerships at Fat Beehive, she has a fantastic understanding not only of what it takes to build a great digital presence, but also how to make sure it keeps working for you in the long-term. A firm advocate for women in tech, she is a mentor both inside and outside Fat Beehive and regularly speaks at industry events. Caroline was voted into the WISE100 (Women in Social Enterprise 100) which recognises the invaluable contribution of 100 of the most inspiring and influential women in social enterprise, impact investment and social innovation. She also loves a challenge and walked 100km in aid of the British Liver Trust.

Tom Moreton

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Tom is the founder and owner of Fat Beehive Ltd. After studying film and media at college and university, Tom founded Fat Beehive in 1997 to specialise in working with fairtrade, charity, social enterprise and other ethically driven organisations. Tom grew Fat Beehive Ltd from 2 to 20 employees and 1 to over 150 clients over 20 years from 1997 to 2016. In 2016 Tom co-founded a venture capital funded on-demand transport start-up business, developing its digital product. In 2019 Tom began a new capacity at Fat Beehive pursuing new opportunities within the business and strengthening clients connections. Tom lives with his family in Walthamstow, East London from where he can reach rural Essex, Suffolk and Kent for walking, cycling, canoeing and film making.

Adrian Lukes

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Adrian manages training and events, website, publications, marketing and individual fundraising / giving at Public Law Project, a national access to justice organisation that uses the law to help marginalised communities. Before joining the organisation Adrian worked as a Project Manager with Index on Censorship, the international freedom of expression organisation, where he headed their annual awards event and managed projects funded by the UNDP and the Arts Council, including the first international festival of homeless arts. Previously Adrian worked at the University of the Arts Student’s Union and as the administrator of ‘Union Chapel Project’, where he got to see loads of great music. His volunteer roles have included two years as a Beaver Leader with Scouts and 6 months volunteering in rural Nepal as a community development mentor with VSO, along with his young family. He currently works from his shed in a village just outside Stroud.

Alison Butler

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Ahzaz Chowdhury

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* Fat Beehive Ltd appointed Trustees. Fat Beehive may appoint a maximum of three trustees to the Foundation but must not form a majority of trustees – the chair must also be appointed from the independent trustees.