Our ambassadors and patrons

Our ambassadors and patrons

Our fantastic ambassadors and patrons help us to spread the word about our vital work and reach even more people.

Katie Thiselton

Katie Thistleton

Katie is a popular broadcaster and journalist, best known for her roles on CBBC and BBC Radio 1’s Life Hacks. She also wrote Dear Katie, a book of tips about growing up.

Mark Austin

Mark Austin

Mark is an award-winning broadcaster with decades of experience at ITV and Sky News. He and his daughter Maddy have talked openly about her battle with anorexia as part of the coalition Heads Together campaign.

Lucy Alexander

Lucy Alexander

Lucy campaigns in her son Felix’s memory. He took his life at 17 after years of bullying. Her passion for early help for the young has inspired others to raise thousands of pounds for Place2Be.

Mathew talks about the support he got from Place2Be

Mathew Stachan

Mathew, our Youth Ambassador, experienced our work first-hand when he received Place2Be counselling at school. Now an IT analyst for a global investment company, he speaks publicly about Place2Be’s impact.

Watch Mathew's story

Jenna Coleman

Jenna Coleman

Jenna is one of Britain’s leading actresses known for her roles in top TV series including Doctor Who and Victoria. Passionate about acting from an early age, Jenna shares our goal to help young people to express themselves.