Executive Team

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

David Oates
Interim Chief Executive and Finance Director
David joined the DofE in 2017 as the Finance Director and heads up the Finance and HR teams. He is currently Interim Chief Executive.
Phil Treleven
UK Services Director
Phil joined the DofE in 2004, becoming UK Services Director in 2010. He is responsible for communications, programmes, eDofE development and our delivery through NOAs, DofE Business and AAPs.
Andrew Logie
IT Director
Andrew joined the DofE in 2014 heading up the IT team, overseeing the infrastructure and the technical side of eDofE developments.
Peter Schooling
Commercial Director
Peter joined the DofE in 2011 to oversee and develop our growing relationships with commercial partners like JDO and Vango.
Caroline Glen
Director - Fundraising
Caroline joined the DofE in 2012 heading up the Major Gifts and Corporate Partnerships teams, and became Fundraising Director in 2019.
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Barry Fisher
Director - Scotland
Barry joined the DofE in 2003, becoming Scotland Director in 2008. He is responsible for the strategic development of the DofE in Scotland and is the Chair of the National Youthwork Organisations in Scotland.
Stephanie Price
Director - Wales/Cymru
Stephanie joined the DofE in 2005, as Wales Director she is responsible for the strategic development of the DofE across Wales.
Kate Thompson
DIRECTOR - NORTHERN IRELAND

Kate joined the DofE in 2009 from the private sector.  She is responsible for the strategic development and management of the DofE and the Joint Award Initiative in Northern Ireland.

Jackie Bull
Director - Central England
Jackie joined the DofE in 2013, becoming Central England Director in 2017. She is responsible for the strategic development of the DofE across the Central England region.
Clare Argar
Director - London
Clare joined the DofE in 2018 as London Director. She is responsible for the strategic development of the DofE in London and she sits on the Local Academy Committee for a school in Battersea.
Robert Johnston
Director - North of England
Robbie joined the DofE in 2002 as Director North West, and became Director North of England in 2014 after combining the three regions of the North of England.
Peter Singleton
Director - South East
Peter Singleton joined the DofE in 2008, becoming South East Director in 2010. He is responsible for the strategic development of the DofE across the South East region.
Heather Thompson
Director - South West
Heather joined the DofE in 2011, becoming South West Director in 2017. She is responsible for the strategic development of the DofE across the South West region.