THE DITCH THE LABEL TEAM
WE ARE THE CHANGE MAKERS
We are a team of passionate creatives, innovators, psychologists, designers, mentors and Haribo enthusiasts brought together with one common goal: to help young people navigate the issues affecting them the most.
The visionary behind Ditch the Label, overseeing all of our activity in the UK, USA and Mexico. Eats a lot.
The one responsible for keeping the Ditch the Label machine well oiled and maintained. Likes to wear hats.
Chief Fundraising Officer
Responsible for all things fundraising. Our office 'tryathelete' who got married during a marathon.
Head of Support
Responsible for all things support, safeguarding, advice and guidance. Loves to talk and is pretty nifty with a hula hoop.
Head of Education
Heads up all of our education interventions and relationships with educators. Surprisingly stealthy at PowerPoint.
Head of Digital
Heads up of our digital communications, campaigns & marketing. A little bit addicted to data and games.
Makes the magic happen when it comes to Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and influencers. Bakes incredible cakes.
Senior Features and Content Coordinator
Writes our amazing guides & content for the website. You can usually find her with a carrot baton in hand.
Always on hand to keep the team running smoothly, making sure they're always on time and managing office calendars. Make-up guru.
DEBBY FROM ACCOUNTS
A true number cruncher at heart with a love of VAT, payroll and all things invoice. Likes calculators a lot.
Liaises with the media on a daily basis to keep bullying on the global agenda. Whispers really loudly.
Helps us ensure that everything continues to run smoothly. Likes clothes and horses, a lot.
DR CHRISTIAN JESSEN
Trustee (UK) & Medical Doctor
Our residential doctor, Christian provides a medical input to our support and provides media guidance. Very tall.
Trustee (UK) & Safeguarding Professional
Our expert lead in domestic abuse and gang culture, helps guide the direction of Ditch the Label support. Our style icon.
Trustee (UK) & Director at Barclays
Senior banking leader. Chair of major transatlantic bank’s LGBT employee network, promoting diversity & inclusion with colleagues, firms, suppliers and charities. Exhausted mum of twins.
Trustee (UK) & Psychotherapist
Our resident psychotherapist, working with us to ensure that our interventions are as innovative and impactful as possible. Very fond of a certain independent coffee shop.
Trustee (UK) & Legal Professional
Trustee (UK) & Superdrug Director
Trustee (UK) & Actuary
Trustee (UK) & VP at Disney
Trustee (USA) & Online Moderation
The queen of online moderation and safeguarding. Helps us grow our support services globally. Looks amazing with a guitar.
PROF. SHERI BAUMAN
Trustee (USA) & Academic
A leading academic in the world of bullying, education and prevention and helps guide our research. Has a ridiculous amount of air miles.
Trustee (USA) & Director at IMAX
CMO at IMAX. Born in Taipei, raised in LA, and polished in London.
BECOME A CHANGE MAKER
Your chance to join the growing Ditch the Label team!
We’re on a mission to empower every young person below the age of 25 and to help them overcome the issues that affect them the most. If you share our vision, we’d love to hear from you.