Emily Cherry

Emily Cherry is the Chief Executive of the Bikeability Trust, who’s mission is to get more people cycling, more safely and more often, through Bikeability training; a high-quality cycle training programme for children in schools, funded by the Department for Transport. The Trust strategy to 2025 is to reach 5 million children. Emily has spent over 25 years in the children’s sector, largely at the NSPCC, but also at the Children’s Society and Barnardo’s. She has experience of running safeguarding services, policy, comms and a well-known media voice on children especially in the field of online safety. She has worked in practice in Young Offenders Institute, New Traveller sites and with children in care. She is also strategic advisor to the United Nations Peace One Day campaign, Trustee of My Black Dog (peer to peer mental health charity) Chair of the Breck Foundation (online safety education). Emily lives in Cambridge with her primary teaching husband and two children.