Executive Leadership Team

Our Executive Leadership Team works together to grow provision of the DofE so that more young people can have this life-changing opportunity.

Ruth Marvel
Chief Executive
Ruth joined the DofE in 2019 as CEO. She is responsible for providing overall leadership of the organisation so that DofE can achieve its mission of developing and empowering young people.
Steve Kingstone
Executive Director of Strategy and Engagement
Steve joined the DofE in 2021. He is responsible for outward-facing work to engage young people, supporters and other key audiences.
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Sukhjit Singh
Chief Financial Officer
Sukhjit joined the DofE in 2021 as DofE's Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for Finance, HR and IT.
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Rebecca Kennelly MBE
Executive Director of UK Operations
Rebecca joined the DofE in 2021 as Executive Director of UK Operations and will support DofE's established Region and Country teams.