Thriving Through Venture was founded by Caro Strover, with support from Dr Nick Maurice OBE, in recognition of the challenges facing young people today as they move into adulthood.
DIRECTORS AND TRUSTEES
The TTV leadership team is currently made up of its director, Caro Strover, who is an educational psychologist working in schools in Wiltshire and who has international experience in Kenya and Uganda; co-director and trustee, Dr Nick Maurice OBE who is co-founder of the Marlborough Brandt Group and the 35-year link that exists between Marlborough in Wiltshire and the community of Gunjur in The Gambia. Nick has worked in many developing countries and was a trustee of Oxfam for nine years; and 2 other trustees.
The 3 trustees are:
Dr Nick Maurice OBE (see above)
Jo Del Mar is a teacher and charity fundraiser
Nick Byfield is an accountant and business advisor.
THE THRIVING THROUGH VENTURE DELIVERY TEAM
The TTV delivery team consists of Hilary Stock, a professional photographer who is mentoring the Photography Project; Colin Heber-Percy, a professional screenwriter mentoring the story-telling project; Dr Nick Maurice with Allison Burden and Caro Strover leading the Mango Business Project; and Dr Katie Adolphus, a clinical psychologist, who with Caro and Tom Frost is working on the impact evaluation of the programme.
THE THRIVING THROUGH VENTURE TEAM
Who we are:
FOUNDER AND DIRECTOR
Co-FOUNDER AND TRUSTEE
Dr Nick Maurice
Jo Del Mar
FAIR TRADE LEADER, MARLBOROUGH
Colin Heber Percy
Dr Katie Adolphus
'Stories are a communal currency of humanity'
-Tahir Shah in Arabian Nights.