Our supporters

Helping young people unlock their potential and build a brighter future.

We would like to acknowledge, and are incredibly grateful for, the enduring support of our most committed supporters.


See our Diamond Anniversary Supporters here.


Strategic Supporting Partners


Gold Supporting Partners


Silver Supporting Partners

  • RSM
  • City Bridge Trust
  • DAKS Simpson
  • Delancey
  • Martin and Roni Lovegrove
  • Ordnance Survey
  • MariaMarina Foundation
  • Multiplex
  • Gordon Pratt – Purvis Marquees
  • Space Airconditioning plc
  • The Stopgap Group
  • The Wentworth Club Limited


Supporting Partners

  • Abellio
  • Balfour Beatty
  • Mike Blackburn, CVO
  • Equinix
  • FirstGroup plc
  • The Goldsmiths’ Company
  • Halfords
  • Heathrow Airports Limited
  • The Ingram Trust
  • The Kirby Laing Foundation
  • Legal & General
  • Lloyds Banking Group
  • Manheim
  • Mar-Key
  • Martin’s Properties
  • Mistral Bus & Coach plc
  • Mosaic Print Management
  • Stephen and Anne Pearson
  • The R. G. Griffiths Trust
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Royal Mail Group Ltd
  • Soho Estates
  • Specsavers
  • Stagecoach Group plc
  • St James’s Place Wealth Management
  • Travis Perkins
  • ukactive
  • VINCI Construction UK
  • Wilson James
  • The Yusef Foundation
  • The Zochonis Charitable Trust



Women in Business

  • HRH The Countess of Wessex
  • Jackie Stevenson
  • Julie Walsh
  • June Sebley
  • Michelle Owen
  • Patricia Tehan
  • Ruth Anderson
  • Shadi Halliwell
  • Suzanne Lofthouse-Jackson


Development Group

  • Ashok Rabheru CVO DL
  • Simon Jones
  • David Semaya
  • Andy Milner
  • Patricia Tehan
  • Ruth Anderson
  • Tim Boughton

Property Committee

  • Gary Yardley
  • Ian Raeburn
  • James Cooksey
  • Peter Bill
  • Ross Ballingall
  • Sam McClary
  • Stephen Hubbard
  • Sue Brown
  • Susan Geddes

Duke’s 100 Golf Committee

  • Simon Jones – Chair
  • Alistair McKay-Forbes
  • Daphne Fagan
  • James Devane
  • John Spanswick CBE
  • Simon Holmes
  • Tove Goddard


Our Operating Partners

Without the significant resources of both time and money, invested by many local authority youth and education services, and the national voluntary youth organisations, DofE programmes would not be delivered so widely and so well.  We recognise, appreciate and thank them for their support.


Our celebrity supporters

We are proud of our many high-profile, celebrity supporters and thank them for their ongoing support, attending our events, presenting our Awards and helping to raise our profile.  Hear what some of them have to say!


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