Action for Children welcomes our new CEO

Posted by / Friday 10 August 2018 / Responses
Julie Bentley new Action for Children CEO - landscape

At Action for Children, we are pleased to welcome our new CEO, Julie Bentley.

Julie joins us after 6 years as chief executive of the charity GirlGuiding UK. 

"Action for Children works with some of the most disadvantaged children and young people in our society," she said. "Its work is crucial and it will be an honour to join the trustees, staff and volunteers to take the charity forward."


"I am passionate about children and young people reaching their potential and young people have always featured heavily in my career. It is clear that Action for Children makes a real and meaningful difference to the lives of those you support and that as a result their life chances, quality of life and wellbeing are improved."

Julie Bentley, CEO of Action for Children

John O’ Brien, chair of Action for Children, said: “Julie Bentley is a fantastic appointment. She will bring with her much valued experience and skills. Action for Children is proud to have her on board to help transform the lives of disadvantaged children across the UK. I know she will help us to make a huge difference to the lives of the children, young people and families we support.”

Find out more


About Action for Children

How do we help children?

Find out more

Meet the rest of the leadership team

Find out who else keeps Action for Children running and reaching more children who need support.

Find out more

What else is happening at Action for Children?

Find out the latest news right here

Find out more