UpRising is supported by a number of Ambassadors who champion our work in each of the areas we operate.
HM Lord Lieutenant of Bedfordshire Helen Nellis Helen Nellis is a qualified Barrister. Her career has spanned the law, higher education, health and the commercial sector.
Mike Blackburn OBE Mike Blackburn is the Vice President, Strategy & Planning for BT Global Government.
Lord Digby Jones Lord Digby Jones was appointed Minister of State for UK Trade & Investment in July 2007.
Professor Les Ebdon CBE DL Professor Les Ebdon CBE DL took up his appointment as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Bedfordshire in 2003.
The Rt Hon The Baroness Royall of Blaisdon Jan Royall was elected as Leader of the Opposition in the House of Lords and a member of the Shadow Cabinet in May 2010.
Trevor Phillips OBE Trevor serving as the president of the Partnership Council of the John Lewis Partnership.
Sir Bernard Zissman Sir Bernard led the team which developed the International Convention Centre and the world acclaimed Symphony Hall in Birmingham.
Paul Thandi Paul Thandi is the Chief Executive of the UK’s largest and most high-profile venue management company, the NEC Group.
Professor John Brooks Professor John Brooks is Vice-Chancellor of the Manchester Metropolitan University.
Julie Morgan Julie Morgan is the Welsh Assembly Member for Cardiff North. She was also the first woman MP to represent part of Cardiff when she was elected in 1997 (for Cardiff North).
Kasim Ali Kasim is a Pharmacy graduate with a Masters in International Relations. Along with his wife, Kasim is the founder of Waterloo Tea.
Simon Allport Simon Allport is based in Manchester and has been Senior Partner for Ernst & Young in the North West since 2008.
Professor Dame Nancy J. Rothwell DBE Professor Dame Nancy J. Rothwell DBE is the President and Vice-Chancellor of The University of Manchester.
Vaughan Gething Vaughan Gething is the Assembly Member for Cardiff South and Penarth and the Deputy Minister for Health.
Suzie Norton Suzie Norton has 18 years experience in the film and TV industry, working in senior positions across a variety of fields.
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