Our work includes The Prince's Trust in the UK alongside Prince’s Trust International, Prince’s Trust Australia, Prince’s Trust New Zealand, Prince’s Trust Canada and Prince’s Trust USA.

The Prince’s Trust Group Services team provides advice and support to the Chairs and Chief Executives of all six charities within The Prince’s Trust Group; and is the principal liaison between The Prince’s Trust and Clarence House.

Dame Martina Milburn DCVO CBE

Group Chief Executive 

Photo of Martina Milburn

Dame Martina joined The Prince’s Trust as Chief Executive in 2004 and became Group Chief Executive in 2017. She is responsible for overseeing the success of the six charitable organisations within the Prince’s Trust Group including The Prince’s Trust in the UK, Prince’s Trust International and The Prince’s Trust in Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the United States.

Dame Martina trained and began her career as a journalist, established the Press and Communications function for the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development (CAFOD) and worked on a freelance basis for a range of national media. She then held the post of Chief Executive of the Association of Spinal Injury Research, Rehabilitation and Reintegration (ASPIRE). In 2000 she became Chief Executive of the BBC Children in Need Appeal.

Dame Martina has been a trustee of several charities including the National Citizen Service and Capital City College Group. She was Chair of the Social Mobility Commission between 2018-20.

Dame Martina received a CBE for services to charity in 2013.  In the 2017 New Year Honours list she received the honour of Dame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order (DCVO).   

Dermot Finch

Director of Group Operations

Dermot Finch

Dermot joined The Prince’s Trust in 2012. He advises and supports the Group Chief Executive, Chairs and Chief Executives of all the Prince’s Trust charities, enabling the operational effectiveness of The Prince’s Trust Group.

For five years, Dermot led The Trust’s support for young people in London and the South of England. Previously, Dermot was the founding CEO of the Centre for Cities, which produces independent research on the economic performance of UK cities. Before that, Dermot held a range of roles in HM Treasury and was First Secretary (Economic Affairs) at the British Embassy in the United States. Dermot is a trustee of The Cares Family, which connects younger and older neighbours to address loneliness. 
 

Fergal Lynch

Director of Global Events 

Fergal Lynch

Fergal joined The Prince’s Trust in 2012. He supports the Events fundraising strategy for all The Prince’s Trust charities. Fergal looks after the Global Ambassadors who support The Trust around the world. He is also part of the Royal liaison between Clarence House and The Trust, managing all Royal events, interactions and communications.

For five years, Fergal led the Prince’s Trust UK Ambassadors and Events team, supporting the team to deliver excellence both internally and externally. Previously, he was the Global Head of Events for KPMG International.