Jessica Asato

Trustee

Jessica Asato

Jess is the Head of Policy and Public Affairs for Barnardo’s, the UK’s largest children’s charity. She previously¬†worked for¬†SafeLives a domestic abuse charity and as the Political Adviser to Rt Hon Dame Tessa Jowell MP, former Shadow Cabinet Minister for the Olympics and London. As the first in her family to go to university at Cambridge, Jess is passionate about ensuring young people from the most disadvantaged backgrounds are supported to achieve their dreams in our top universities.