Board of Trustees

Mary MacLeod OBE

Chair of The Board

Mary MacLeod has a long and distinguished career in children’s services, family policy, and academia. She currently serves as Interim Chairman of Great Ormond Street Hospital, Non-executive director of the Video Standards Council, Trustee of Columba 1400, and Chair of the Internet Watch Foundation Ethics Committee. She was awarded an OBE for services to children and families in 2008.


David Altschuler


David is also co-founder of RTI. He embarked on a career as a social entrepreneur some 25 years ago. He was Chairman of the Refusenik organisation and then co-founded the One to One Project which led to the formation of One to One Children’s Fund in 2001, with a mission to relieve the suffering of vulnerable children, wherever there is no government or other support.  David has overseen the development of ground-breaking HIV/AIDS support and treatment programmes in South Africa, trauma counselling programmes and day care centres in Kosovo and Israeli/Palestinian resilience building initiatives in the Middle East.  David is also the co-founder and Chairman of Paediatric AIDS Treatment for Africa (PATA), a network organisation of more than 350 HIV clinics across Africa, sharing best practice and treating more than 100,000 children born with HIV.

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Catherine MacLeod


Catherine MacLeod is a Political Commentator and Consultant, with a long and illustrious career in journalism and the media. After five years as Political Editor at Scottish broadsheet newspaper The Herald, she was hired as Special Adviser to The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling.