Founders4Schools was founded in 2011 by Sherry Coutu CBE. She and the leadership team are supported by a board of Advisers and Trustees drawn from the worlds of technology and education.

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    Sherry Coutu

    Founder and MD of Workfinder

    Sherry serves as a chairman and CEO and has a background in technology as a CEO and a angel investor.

  • Michaela Eschbach

    Michaela Eschbach

    Managing Director

    Michaela is our Managing Director at F4S. She has more than 20 years experience in relationship, project, and contract management. Michaela has previously set up and managed a social enterprise running student-employer encounters.

  • Julie Wong

    Julie Wong

    Finance Director

    Julie is the Finance Director and is part of the F4S Senior Management Team. She has over 20 years experience in Finance from commerce, banking and not-for-profit and brings to F4S her extensive expertise in processes and reporting.


Founders4Schools has the support of many stakeholders from the worlds of education, philanthropy, banking that support our important work.

Advisory board

Founders4Schools has an incredible network of advisors from the worlds of education and technology who help shape our future by way of strategic support and guidance.


Founders4Schools has an experienced team of staff who work full-time to maintain and enhance our platform and services - To help teachers and improve the life chances of students by giving them access to business leaders in their community.