The Safeguarding Team are drawn from different areas of the Trust, their role is to look at all issues of safeguarding relating to the work of the Trust and ensure the safety of all young people and athletes participating in our programmes.

Should you wish to contact the Trust regarding a Safeguarding matter, please contact a member of the team below:

Clare Hunt – Board lead for safeguarding

Clare is on the Board of Trustees of Dame Kelly Holmes Trust. She has extensive experience of working across all aspects of communications, reputation management and strategy with some of the world’s largest companies.

Ben Hilton – National Safeguarding lead

Ben is the Director of Programmes - he is responsible for ensuring the implementation and sustainability of the Trust’s Young People programme, alongside the development of programmes nationally.

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Sarah Lanchin – Safeguarding officer

Sarah is the Programmes Operations Manager - in her role as Programmes Operations Manager she works with the Programmes Operations Team to ensure that the Trust’s programmes are delivered effectively and efficiently across the regions, making sure that they have a positive impact and that young people get the best experience possible.

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James Bajcer – Safeguarding officer

James is the Senior Programmes Operations Manager - Working with colleagues across the Trust, it is his role to ensure that together with our partners, we continue to achieve great outcomes and grow our support wider to reach more young people facing disadvantage.

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