“I focus my efforts on educating young people, not because they are the problem or that I believe they conform to the unfair media stereotypes but because they are the future of our society. They are the ones with the power to influence the future of our society. They will be heading into jobs, raising children of their own and choosing their directions in life. I hope that through sharing Lloyds story they will make the right choices, stay clear of potentially violent situations and affect the future in a positive way ultimately reducing violence.”
Adam Fouracre, CEO
IN LLOYD'S MEMORY
On 25 September 2005, on the eve of his 18th birthday, Lloyd Fouracre was beaten to death. It was a completely unprovoked and random act of violence resulting in devastating consequences. Lloyd was walking home with a group of friends when they were viciously attacked by five young men who had all been drinking heavily. Although Lloyd’s group did their best to run away Lloyd was caught by a deadly blow from a wooden plank. Already unconscious Lloyd was beaten repeatedly with the sign, kicked in the face, stamped on and punched in an attack lasting only minutes. Lloyd died, later that night, at the local hospital from multiple brain injuries.
The impact on Lloyd’s friends and family was huge. In a bid to create something positive Lloyd’s brother, Adam Fouracre, launched Stand Against Violence in his brother’s memory.
The aim was simple: prevent further incidences of this nature and prevent other families having to experience the pain Lloyd’s family has been through.
MEET THE TEAM
Jeremy is founder and CEO of Claims Consortium Group, a £40m+ turnover business with more than 300 staff with clients in the insurance industry. As a non-executive director of SAV, Jeremy is able to contribute valuable business acumen and insight to our charitable activities.
Tom is Head of Technical at Claims Consortium Group with extensive background in IT and business strategy. Tom supports is chair of the board of trustees and supports SAV with charity development strategy.
Dr Benjamin Alexander
Ben holds a PhD in medicinal chemistry and works as a grant portfolio manager for UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) within the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
Ellie is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and the Association of Accounting Technicians, working for the Taunton based accountancy, Albert Goodman LLP, in which one of her specialisms includes charities.
Carly is an experienced teacher in PSHE and trained in middle school education. Carly has a wealth of knowledge and significant teaching background across a range of age groups and education settings.
Debbie currently holds the role of Director of People and Culture at Claims Consortium Group where she has worked for the previous 16 years overseeing and developing the accounts and HR departments. “I feel a close affinity with SAV and part of my role is to support the community. I’m looking forward to assisting in the future strategy of the charity as well as gaining new experiences through my time on the board.”
Alona is a commercially driven PR, marketing and communications professional with a long history of supporting her local community. Alona works for Prospects, part of Shaw Trust, one of the UK’s largest charities, where she chairs their employee representative body. Alona is CIM qualified and is an Accredited PR Practitioner with the Chartered Institute of Public Relations.
Adam founded the charity following his brother’s murder. He is passionate about preventing violence wrecking other people’s families. Adam brings a wealth of experience from his other role as a nurse practitioner in the Urgent and Emergency Care sector.
Tracy is a qualified head teacher with significant experience in setting up new ways of delivering education to vulnerable young people, both in mainstream and alternative settings. Tracy is a keen supporter of education that empowers young people in making choices. “The work at SAV does just that and I am delighted to be part of the team and help young people make the right choice and stay safe.”
Claire has a degree in psychology and a certificate in counselling and has spent a lot of her career working in education and for charities. I am keen to help SAV reach out to as many young people as possible so that they may feel confident and be equipped with the knowledge to protect themselves and others.
Luke’s background was in aviation, where he worked for a large major UK airline. He also has experience in recruitment and general administration. This is the first time Luke has worked for a charity and is looking forward to gaining new exciting skills, and working with a small but dedicated team.
Hannah is an experienced facilitator who is responsible for the development and delivery of the charity’s corporate and community training.
Dave has worked in fundraising & PR for a couple of local charities and as well as his ongoing work in this field he is an author, and runs a business organising ultra-marathon events in Somerset.