Leading a national charity ‘is about doing the best you can with the resources you have. If you get it right, you can do even more.’ As Chair of Barnardo’s and a Trustee on the Boards of the Arvon Foundation and the RSA, Tony Cohen takes his responsibilities seriously. With its 150th anniversary approaching in 2016, Barnardo’s has a long history and is a cherished national brand. Its purpose is to transform the lives of the UK’s most vulnerable children and today it is an organisation that helps 240,000 children, young people, parents and carers each year¹. That’s a lot of lives to touch. In addition the charity has 8,000 staff, 16,000 volunteers and over 600 retail outlets.