THE DITCH THE LABEL TEAM

WE ARE THE CHANGE MAKERS

We are a team of passionate creatives, innovators, psychologists, designers, mentors and popcorn enthusiasts brought together with one common goal: to help young people navigate the issues affecting them the most.

LIAM HACKETT

CEO

The visionary behind Ditch the Label, overseeing all of our activity in the UK, USA, and Mexico. Cat dad 🐱

SUE JONES

Head of Operations

Responsible for keeping the Ditch the Label machine well oiled and maintained. Fond of a good policy 📜

LUCY JOWETT

Features and Content Coordinator

Creates our amazing content across the website & social media. Film soundtrack extraordinaire 🎬

MARK LONGHURST

Head of Digital

Heads up of our digital communications, campaigns & marketing. A little bit addicted to data and games 🎮

DYLAN NSUBUGA

Executive Assistant

Always on hand to keep the office and team running smoothly, making sure everything doesn't fall apart. Plant king 🌱

TINA STEMPT

Education Coordinator

Works on all our amazing education material and resources. Secretly loves country music 🤠

GUS

Office Good Boy

Likes: Beach, camping, belly rubs, food that isn't his. Afraid of: Cats, seagulls and not being invited somewhere 🐶

PANDORA GEORGE

PR

Liaises with the media on a daily basis to keep youth issues on the global agenda. Whispers really loudly.

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.

VIC MILLER

Trustee (UK) & Vice President at GWI

Comms, content and marketing campaigns in tech.
Lover of storytelling with data.

JAVIER DIEZ-AGUIRRE

Trustee (UK) & Senior International Marketer

Javier has over 25 years of marketing experience. He’s studied and worked in 6 different countries making him a master of cultural nuance and a great travel guide.

JENNY AFIA

Trustee (UK) & Head of Legal at Schillings

Member of UK committees across Government, Regulatory and the Third Sector. Embarrassed by how much she lets her own kids watch screens.

REBECCA NEWTON

Trustee (USA) & Online Moderation

The queen of online moderation and safeguarding. Helps us grow our support services globally. Looks amazing with a guitar.

SIMON COMINS

Trustee (UK) & Superdrug Director

Beauty trend-spotter.
Superdrug Lifer (30 + years and counting!)
Proud dad of two.

HANNA SMITH

Trustee (UK) & Head of People at Paddle

Strategic People Leader. Loves creating great people experiences where people love to work and can thrive!

REBECCA BARRIE

Trustee (UK) & Psychotherapist

Our resident psychotherapist, working with us to ensure our interventions are innovative and impactful. Fond of a certain independent coffee shop.

ADAM HUGHES

Trustee [Treasurer] (UK) & Actuary

Awaiting bio.

DENNY TU

Trustee (USA) & Director at IMAX

CMO at IMAX.
Born in Taipei, raised in LA, and polished in London.

JONATHAN

Trainee Educational Psychologist

Awaiting bio.

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.