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Roger Smee MBE

Roger Smee MBE

Berkshire Youth President

As a local Reading boy, Roger was a Berkshire Youth member as a teenager. He became a BY board member in 1981 and has been President since 1983. Roger enjoyed a professional career in soccer and many years in the construction and real estate business internationally, during which time he both created and successfully floated two companies to plc status on the London Stock Exchange. Throughout his time as President, Roger has overseen the evolution of BY and over the same period has remained a key benefactor.
Michael Farrant

Michael Farrant

Project Associates Director

Michael Farrant is a director, and head of our Private Client and Corporate Practices at Project Associates. He provides strategic communications advice and support to companies, individuals and families, specialising in crisis management and media handling, litigation support, profile building, and management and political counsel.

ADVISORY BOARD

Lord Anthony of Bletso

Lord Anthony of Bletso

House of Lords

Anthony St John is an Independent Non-Executive Director at the Falcon Group and a Crossbench Member of the House of Lords, as well as Lord-In-Waiting to HM Queen Elizabeth II. Having qualified as a lawyer in South Africa, Anthony St John spent over 30 years serving as a Director of many UK and internationally listed and unlisted companies. Anthony St John has a strong interest in Africa – particularly in the areas of mining, oil, agriculture and renewable energy.
CAMERON G D SMEE

CAMERON G D SMEE

Communications and Business Strategy

Having supported a number of youth projects in the past both within and outside of Berkshire Youth, Cameron works consistently on the communications and business strategy for the future Berkshire Youth Trust. With a unique position in the Trust, Cameron as an ex-Bradfield student will be able to aid in the further communication of enabling students to give back to the community through the Berkshire Youth setup.