The Allegr Foundation Trustees

Ben Burch

MEng, Oxon

Allegr is named after Ben's daughter who needed open heart surgery at 4 days old. To raise money for research that saved her life, Ben ran 100km.

Ben continues to run community engagement and fundraising events all across the UK. Ben is a former national team rower and President of the Oxford University Boat Club.

He has a career in technology and operations across a range of industries from eCommerce to Banking.

Rachel Mitchell

MSc Sports Management, BA Psych 

Rach is a mother of 3. She experienced first hand the huge challenges and shock of being a new mum and believes there is an incredible opportunity for Allegr to support this community.

For over 25 years and 3 maternity leaves, Rach has worked with an incredible team in sport marketing, staging and promoting some of the most prolific golf events across the globe. With a passion for running and sport, Rach believes in the power of physical activity to transform lives and communities.

Robin Bourne-Taylor

MEng Oxon, MEd, CGC, OLY

Robin served in the British Army, leading soldiers through a kinetic tour of Afghanistan. He is passionate about supporting the serving and veterans' communities. Robin is a double Olympian and former President of the Oxford University Boat Club.

Robin has a career in executive and operational leadership across several industries and was named a 2018 Eisenhower Fellow and global change agent as part of his role leading one of West Africa's most prominent youth development organisations. 

James Bradley

Dan Alldis


Dan trained professionally as an engineer and has solved technical, creative and commercial problems in the unmanned systems, defence, satellite communications and immersive experience industries over the past decade.

Dan has represented Great Britain in Sailing, Powerboating and most recently Sprint Triathlon. After suffering prolonged stress and burnout whilst working overseas, Dan is an advocate for the power of open discussion around mental health especially in men, and the benefit of exercise on mental health. In 2021, Dan became one of Movember’s top individual fundraisers in the U.K.