The day-to-day business of BookTrust is overseen by the Senior Leadership Team. Heading up the Senior Leadership Team is the Chief Executive Officer, who is accountable to the Chair and the Board of Trustees.

Our Chair and Board of Trustees hold overall responsibility for the charity’s activities and its assets; ensuring legal and charitable compliance and efficient use of resources.

In this section...

Our Patron

Her Royal Highness, The Duchess of Cornwall is BookTrust's Patron.

Our President

Michael Morpurgo is the award-winning author of over 120 books for children, including War Horse, which has been adapted into a phenomenally successful stage show and film.

Our Trustees

Meet the BookTrust Trustees.

Our Leadership Team

Meet the BookTrust Leadership Team.

We are currently seeking a new Chair of Trustees

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A love of books changes lives. Children who read for pleasure are likely to do better at school, as well as be more socially, culturally and emotionally prepared for life.

Your kind donations help us continue our vital work getting children and families reading.

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