We are grateful to each of our patrons and everyone who continues to support us in our work to improve the lives of people facing poverty.

Founding Patrons

1996 – 2000: The Rt. Rev. Lord Runcie

1996 – 2009: Sir John Mortimer CBE QC


The Most Revd & Right Hon the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury; Justin Welby

His Honour Judge Jan Luba QC

Sandi Toksvig

Lady Antonia Fraser D.B.E.

Dr Shuja Shafi

Jeremy Paxman