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Diana Sutton

Director - The Bell Foundation

Diana Sutton started as founding Director of The Bell Foundation in September 2011. The Bell Foundation works to overcome exclusion through language education and is working on three thematic programmes on children with English as an additional language, on adults with ESOL and on a Criminal Justice programme, with victims and offenders with language and literacy needs.  Diana’s current work includes working in partnership with leading Universities on research which the Foundation then applies to policy and practice.  Diana has worked for over 30 years in UK and international charities in different senior management, policy, public affairs and campaigning roles, as Head of Policy and Public Affairs for the NSPCC and previously as Head of Save the Children’s office in Brussels. Diana joined the Board as Trustee of KIDS charity in 2020.