THE PROTON FOUNDATION

Exists to Create Lasting Transformation in Communities.

The Proton Foundation was founded by Ian and Judith Green and is based in Warwickshire, United Kingdom. Our Charity Number is 1121153 and Our Company Number is 05801211.

OUR VISION

We exist to be a resource inspiring community transformation. We’re passionate about enabling individuals, families and communities to impact 100,000 young people to grow and thrive in a healthy way.

OUR MISSION

  • Establishing and developing strong partnerships within each local community.
  • Resourcing young people, youth workers, sports clubs, schools and organisations. Community Champions and families to transform their communities.
  • Delivering the Flourish Projects within local communities. 
  • Developing and expanding upon our programs and resources. 
  • Preparing, presenting and delivering with excellence.
  • Improving and growing as a team to maintain a posture of learning and development.

OUR VALUES

  • Passionate about seeing lives transformed – Passion mixed with the need for community transformation is what drives us forward
  • Integrity –  We are committed to being honest, open and accountable
  • Authentic – Permission for you to be you
  • Teachable – We are always looking to grow and improve
  • Excellence – We are committed to excellence in all that we do 

MEET OUR TEAM

Read more about the incredible people making a difference at the Proton Foundation.

Ian & Judith Green

Founders of the Proton Foundation

Ian Green, his wife Judith, their daughter Sophie, and son Morgan are based in the UK. Ian founded the Proton Foundation in 2006, leading the Global Transformation project. Ian is a visionary leader and also a sought after conference speaker who travels internationally on a regular basis. He provides expert assistance to board level for rapid growth in companies and churches. An accomplished corporate strategist Ian has also increased in various business sectors. He is actively fulfilling his vision to see positive cultures created in cities and communities around the globe.

Hannah Williams

CEO of the Proton Foundation

Hannah is passionate about seeing young people thrive, flourish and reach their full potential. She has been involved with community and youth work for over 15 years in both voluntary and employed roles. She loves to help build environments that encourage vulnerability, creativity, discipleship, and growth. She is married to Jay and has 3 amazing children, who bring joy, laughter and the occasional challenge (haha).

Phil Mann

Flourish Project Manager
Phil, originally from Belfast, Northern Ireland but currently lives in Newport, South Wales (apparently the centre of the universe!), is a qualified youth worker and have worked with young people for the last twelve years. He is passionate about seeing people identify their own potential and enabling them to develop and flourish. He loves seeing others growing and influencing their community for the better.

Rachel Adkins

Flourish Project Coordinator

With a background in teaching, Rachel has worked in children, families and schools’ work with local churches for many years, both as a volunteer and staff. Her passion is to see children reach their full potential in every way, particularly those from areas of deprivation. Having worked in a variety of roles in service industries and the third sector, Rachel has a wide range of experience in administrative support.

Sophie Green

Administrator

Sophie first joined the Proton team back in 2012 as the Marketing and Events Manager before moving to Australia to study for 3 years.

Since moving back to the UK, she has started her own Virtual Assistant business called Wild Grace Associates. She uses her expert knowledge in administration, organising, social media and event planning to help individuals, small business and charities, such as the Proton Foundation, in adhoc or monthly projects to help them move forward in their mission.

Peggy Marshall

Volunteer

OUR TRUSTEES

Randy Sohnchen

Chair of Trustees

Randy Sohnchen is a highly skilled professional with in-depth experience in financial analysis, marketing, development, and management. He has a wealth of experience in the business sector continues to serve a variety of not to profit interests in North America and overseas. He is happily married to Judy and has four children and six grandchildren. His strategic business sense, uncompromising work ethic, and natural sincerity have won the loyal support and motivation of customers, employees, partners, managers, community leaders, suppliers, and local officials.

Jay Williams

Trustee

Jay Williams has more than twenty years of specific experience and expertise in learning and development roles, specialising in learning strategy, leadership, talent development, coaching and change management. He enjoys bringing a pragmatic and solutions-focussed approach and has a passion for development work that achieves lasting change and impact for individuals and organisations alike. He has extensive experience of developing partnerships and opportunities both in the private and public sectors.

Jay has designed and supported the delivery of several large-scale organisation development and culture change interventions, as well as overseeing the creation and implementation of training portfolios in the professional services industry.

His passion is to see communities and lives transformed through fresh thinking and new approaches which can see cultures change and bring about hope and freedom.

Lisa Rankin

Trustee

Terry Lambert

Trustee

David Warren

Trustee

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