Patrons

Education For All is happy to have patrons who serve as ambassadors for the organisation. They often have links to the UK and Morocco.

Current EFA Patron

Mr Thomas Reilly, Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of MoroccoHis Excellency Mr Thomas Reilly, Her Britannic Majesty’s Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco.
Accepting the role of Patron to Education For All in October 2017, Thomas sees education as the basis of economic opportunity, social mobility and personal development. As a father himself, education is a priority for him and he has embraced the role of Patronwith eagerness, helping to ensure that young women are given the chance to receive an education and the opportunity to achieve their potential. Thomas is dedicated to the EFA project and has helped raise awareness of girls education and the work of EFA in Morocco and the UK. He has brought national media attention to EFA through the recent visit of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Harry and Meghan, which his office organised, and ensured that EFA was on their list of NGOs to visit due to their dedication to girls' education. He has written many articles about the work of EFA.

EFA Patron 2013-2016

Mr Clive Alderton, Former Ambassador to the Kingdom of MoroccoHis Excellency Mr Clive Alderton LVO – Former Ambassador to the Kingdom of Morocco.
On his appointment to the royal household as Private Secretary to his Royal Highness Prince Charles, Clive was no longer able to continue being Patron of EFA, although he and his wife, Catriona, remain key supporters.

Would you like to be an EFA Patron? If you would like to be a Patron and feel you have excellent skills and contacts which will increase EFA’s visibility and funding, please contact . We are particularly interested in women with a Moroccan/ Middle Eastern Background.