Peter Wanless

Chief Executive of the NSPCC

Peter Wanless is the chief executive of the NSPCC, the only charity whose vision is to end cruelty to children in the UK.

He was the Big Lottery Fund's Chief Executive until June 2013 and was previously a Director at the Department of Education in Whitehall.

Peter is married with a 12-year old son, is a Somerset cricket fan and a regular at Welling Utd football club. He was awarded the Companion of the Order of the Bath (CB) in the 2007 New Year’s Honours List for distinguished public service.

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