Meet the Committee

Mark Green      Mark Green (Chair)

Mark received a John Speak Trust Scholarship in 1974 when he travelled to South Germany.  Read Mark’s case study for the full story.



Jo Dawson - image 2024     Jo Dawson


Chair and CEO of businesses that are using wool to drive positive environmental impact, from clothing startups to 135 year old wool experts.  Jo received a Scholarship in 1992 when he travelled to France.  Read his case study here.




Colin Russell - Image 2024     Colin Russell

Inward Investment Account Manager at the Department for Business & Trade and owner of Russell Business Services Limited,  a consultancy specialising in international project management and business advisory services to organisations in both the public and private sector.


Jim Hart     Jim Hart

Executive Chairman and Founder of One Global Solutions Ltd, a language services provider based in Leeds.

Previously CEO of  Europlus Direct, an IT services provider, which expanded into multiple overseas markets.





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From left to right: Colin Russell, Jo Dawson, Mark Green & Jim Hart


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