Jonathan Bloomer named MBE in New Year Honours list

Long-term supporter and former NSPCC Trustee and Honorary Treasurer named MBE

We're delighted that Jonathan Bloomer has been recognised in the 2017 New Year Honour list for services to children and young people.

"We are delighted that Jonathan's long service to the NSPCC has been recognised in the New Year Honours list. Jonathan brought expertise and diligence to the charity's financial governance as treasurer, setting exacting standard's and ensuring at all times that the charity's endeavours are soundly financed."

Jonathan's service to children and families

Jonathan Bloomer (MBE) was educated at Imperial College, London, and then built his career in the financial world, rising to become the Chief Executive of Prudential PLC in 2001. He now sits on the board at the Arrow Group as Non-Executive Chairman. Jonathan began his involvement with the NSPCC back in 1996 as a co-opted member of the Finance Committee and within 5 years had become a Trustee and Honorary Treasurer of the charity.

During his time at the NSPCC, Jonathan worked closely with the Director of Finance to ensure the organisation made savings that allowed us to spend more on services to help children and young people. This efficiency drive also meant that every call to the NSPCC helpline could be answered, ensuring more children than ever are being kept safe from abuse.

Even with his busy professional life, his personal commitments to his wife Judy and their children in Kent and his work with other charities, Jonathan regularly attended NSPCC Trustee and Committee meetings where he delivered shrewd advice and wise counsel. He stepped down from the Trustee Board in October 2016 following 8 years loyal service and is now in his 20th year as an NSPCC supporter.