Everything Council of Reference


The Everything Council of Reference draws accomplished leaders together from different backgrounds and industries who are all working for the renewal of culture and the flourishing of their communities. They are key friends and supporters of Everything.


Rhidian Brook

Rhidian is a best-selling novelist, screenwriter and broadcaster. His novels include The Aftermath, published by Penguin and translated into 25 languages, and most recently The Killing of Butterfly Joe, published in 2018 by Picador. Rhidian also regularly writes for the BBC and has been a contributor on Radio 4’s Thought for the Day since 2000.


Matt Ellis

Matt is the Managing Partner of Deloitte’s UK Tax Practice. Matt’s career in tax spans over 30 years, during which he has advised many of the UK’s largest and most successful companies.


Rachel Gardner

Rachel is President of the Girls’ Brigade, Director at the charity Youthscape and Founder of the Romance Academy. She is a passionate advocate for healthy relationships and changing the lives of young people. She is also the author of The Girl De-Construction Project.


Julia Immonen

Julia is a double Guinness World Record Ocean Rower and founder of Sport for Freedom. After a 12 year career with Sky Sports News, Julia is now Head of Partnerships for Justice and Care, who rescues victims from slavery, brings to justice the criminal networks and sparks systemic change.


Krish Kandiah

Krish is a prolific author, speaker, broadcaster, and leading social activist. He is a passionate advocate for fostering and adoption and founding director of Home For Good, a charity transforming the lives of vulnerable children by finding loving homes for children in the care system. 


Ard Louis

Ard is a Professor of Theoretical Physics at the University of Oxford, where he leads an interdisciplinary research group studying problems on the border between chemistry, physics and biology.


Nims Obunge

Nims is Deputy Lieutenant for Greater London, the pastor of Freedom's Ark, CEO of The Peace Alliance, and coordinated the London Week of Peace & London Leadership and Peace Awards.

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