About us

About Us

We are the Kent family.  Our family foundation was created initially as a charitable trust by Nick and Lisa and is now a registered UK charity. 

Nick Kent (Chair)

Nick’s first career was in management consulting, and in 2003 founded Alpha Financial Markets Consulting Plc.  Nick stopped commercial consulting in 2013 becoming Vice Chairman of Alpha and remined as a non-executive on the Board until 2022.

Following a period as a winemaker in the south of France, Nick has now mostly retired spending time on philosophical and philanthropic projects as well as enjoying retirement with friends and family.

Lisa Kent (Trustee)

After successful careers in management consulting and banking, Lisa is now primarily focused on philanthropic activities.

Since stopping paid work, Lisa has chaired, been a trustee of, and advised a range local and national charities, been Chair of Governors a number of local state schools and since 2022 also a Magistrate in the family courts.