Stephen Dunmore

Stephen Dunmore

Stephen Dunmore is the interim chief executive of the Family and Childcare Trust.

Dunmore is also chair of Capacitybuilders, National National Family Mediation and the BBC's Charity Appeals Advisory Committee, as well as a member of NCVO's Funding Commission and a trustee of the Prince of Wales Countryside Fund.

His former roles include: interim chief executive at Lumos, chief executive of the Big Lottery Fund and New Opportunities Fund, as well as interim chief executive of the Diana, Prince of Wales Memorial Fund and of the Responsible Gambling Fund.

Stephen Dunmore’s career has always been focused on social change and regeneration, as a civil servant for 22 years, chief executive of the New Opportunities Fund and then the Big Lottery Fund, and interim chief executive of the Diana, Princess of Wales Memorial Fund.

He believes that good governance and excellent standards of service are essential if any organisations, whether funders or funded, are to deliver outcomes that really make a difference.

When he left the Big Lottery Fund, he was looking for a better work-life balance – all that seems to have happened is some sort of balance between paid and unpaid work. Alternative attractions are spending more time in France, walking, skiing, and playing cricket…but when?

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