Steve Pailthorpe

President

Steve is the President of Crown Global, a Christian charity that seeks to support and strengthen future leaders across the world. He is a trusted advisor to businesses, government leaders and charities both in the UK and overseas. Steve co-founded the charity with his parents in 2009 and became the President in 2016. Steve's faith is central to the mission and our charity's mandate to help transform lives and empower leaders. Steve regularly speaks to leaders representing many mainstream church denominations. 

Steve is also the founder and Chief Executive of Iconic Digital, an international digital marketing agency. He is widely recognised as a lead practitioner in the fields of digital marketing and search engine optimisation having gained international recognition through his publications. Steve is the lead digital advisor to a number of government departments and consults for several leading international brands on the future of digital marketing. He is listed in the Future50 Digital Entrepreneurs and holds two gold medallions for Best in Search and Best in Social in the National Industry Awards. In 2017 Steve was named Outstanding Entrepreneur in the Global Business Excellence Awards and also won Entrepreneur of the Year in the UK's Best Business Awards. Steve is the Director of XLCOACH, an international coaching and mentoring company which also helps to empower business leaders through 1-2-1 coaching and mentoring. Both companies actively support the work of the charity.

Board of Trustees & Leadership:

Our Board of Trustees is responsible for the governance of the charity. Our President meets with the Board every quarter to advise on funding, grants and project development. The Board is made up of business leaders, a police officer, an accountant, as well as upstanding members of the local community. Please contact the office if you wish to speak with a member of our Leadership Team.

  • Steve Pailthorpe

    Steve Pailthorpe
    President

  • Lynn Carpenter

    Lynn Carpenter
    Chair of Trustees

  • Anthony O'Brien

    Anthony O'Brien
    Trustee

  • Wesley Maynard

    Wesley Maynard
    Trustee

  • Jonathan Eames

    Jonathan Eames
    Trustee

  • Nigel Carpenter

    Nigel Carpenter
    Trustee