We are a charity devoted to stopping teenagers and young people from taking their own lives



Martin Adams

"When I heard the news about Stuart’s son, I was shocked and upset by it. By becoming a Trustee of The OLLIE Foundation I hope to make a difference to young people’s lives by using my skills on the board to help steer The OLLIE Foundation to success in the achievement of its aims."


Graham Perrin

Graham has 2 teenage sons and has lived in the district all his life. Now a business consultant following 32 years with a High Street Bank Graham brings Commercial experience to the board having worked with many SME's and charities.

“Since TJ died my world has become an emptier place. If I can do anything to stop others experiencing this then that’s what I must do.”

Chris Sibley, Founder


Debi Roberts

Specialises in young people's emotional wellbeing and mental health and emotional literacy in educational settings. She is one of the world's leading experts in TOC applications for behaviour and has published both articles and a book on this subject; Storytelling For Better Behaviour.  Debi has also written for the Royal Society of Public Health,  creating their Adult Mental Health Course and acting as a consultant for their Youth Mental Health Course.

Debi is the voluntary UK Director for TOC For Education (www.tocforeducation.com), a not for profit organisation that disseminates TOC thinking tools to young people and those responsible for them and is also a Trustee for Students4Students (www.students4students.org.uk) a charity that provides student mentors aged 16 and above to work with primary school children who need extra support with literacy and or numeracy to transition well into secondary education.

Debi has three children and has worked in education and health for 25 years. She currently works for YC Hertfordshire as a Project Officer overseeing their RSPH Youth Health Champions Course and the Empathy Project.


Antony Federer

"I am a Chartered Accountant who specialises in advising owner managed entities on a complete range of commercial and financial matters. I have two children and see on daily basis the pressures that young people are faced with. I have become a Trustee as I want to use my experience to assist The OLLIE Foundation with the fantastic work it is doing"

Anyone learning the skills of suicide alertness and safe suicide intervention has a skill, quite literally, for life.
Wendy Henrys, safeTALK Trainer