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About Us

Our Trustees

Our Trustees use their skills and experience to support our work, and help us achieve our aims.

Keith Soper (Chair)
Keith is currently Director of Forensic and Prison services at Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust. Oxleas provides a range of physical and mental health services in Bexley, Bromley and Greenwich and into a number of prisons in London and Kent. Keith was formerly Chair of Bliss, the UK-wide charity for premature babies. Keith is a season ticket holder at Millwall along with his son and a number of other family members.

Peter Garston
Peter is the owner of GENT Training Ltd and a director of Millwall FC since 2005, a director of Millwall Holdings and a lifelong Millwall fan.

Sir Simon Hughes
Simon was appointed as Chancellor of London South Bank University in November 2018. He was the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats from 2010 to 2014, and from 2013 until 2015 was Minister of State at the Ministry of Justice. He was the Member of Parliament (MP) for the constituency of Bermondsey and Old Southwark from 1983 until 2015.

Steve Kavanagh
Steve is the CEO of Millwall FC. Steve is the former CEO of Southend United FC and Charlton Athletic FC. Steve is a Chartered Accountant (FCCA), having qualified and spent 14 years at accountancy firm BDO

Lord Kennedy of Southwark
Roy Kennedy, Lord Kennedy of Southwark, started serving the local community as a Southwark borough councillor in 1986, holding a variety of positions including Deputy Leader of the Council. Following his appointment to the House of Lords in 2010, Lord Kennedy has overseen a range of portfolios such as Justice and Housing, Communities and Local Government as an opposition spokesman, and in 2014 was elected to Lewisham Borough Council.

Carly Rawlinson-Simmons
Carly is currently the Compliance Manager for the Directorate of Regeneration Enterprise & Skills at The Royal Borough of Greenwich. Carly has many years of experience working in the charity and education sector in her background of facilities management and is keen to support and develop grassroots football within the community. Carly and her family are season ticket holders at Millwall.

Mark Fairbrother
Mark is the Finance Director of Millwall FC. Mark honed his finance skills at Aston Villa FC and most recently was Chief Financial Officer at leading rugby team Gloucester Rugby, that has the sport’s closest equivalent to a football club following.

Jason Vincent
Jason Vincent is an experienced Community Development and Corporate Social Responsibility leader. Jason managed major projects around community & urban regeneration initiatives in London for Lendlease and Mace.

Jason’s relationship with Millwall Community Trust and the club go back to 2008 where he was involved with MCT in a variety of joint partnership community projects around health & wellbeing, employment & education, community cohesion and crime reduction for local residents, schools, youth organisations in Bermondsey when he was the Learning and Young People’s Manager for the South Bermondsey Partnership. He went on to lead on community engagement programmes as Community Development Projects Manager for Southwark Council continuing the relationship with MCT.

He previously has worked for Sports England and the Government Office for London. Jason is a Conflict Resolution Manager & Mediator working with young people in gangs & families across London and the South East for over 10 years. He has been a parent governor at Surrey Square Primary School in Southwark and school governor at Chobham Academy in Newham.

Jason has sat in advisory roles for the Millwall For All, the London Week of Peace panel, as well as a director/trustee for the Southwark based Community TV Trust. He was a proud London Ambassador at the 2012 London Olympic Games.

Peter Varney
Peter Varney is the Executive Vice Chairman of Millwall Community Trust. He has previously held the same position at the Charlton Athletic Community Trust and is a former CEO and Executive Vice Chairman of Charlton Athletic FC. Peter is currently the Executive Chairman of Integral Sports Management Ltd and Chairman of the Axis Foundation.