Executive Team

Craig MorleyCraig Morley

Chief Executive

Craig is Chief Executive and one of the co-founders of The Challenge Network. He joined following almost three years at Rio Tinto and seven years at Procter & Gamble where he held a variety of financial management and business development roles. He has also worked with Marakon Associates, a leading strategy consulting firm, where he founded their London pro bono practice. During his career Craig has worked with a variety of third sector organisations, including ARK Schools, The Prince’s Trust, Speaking Up and Raleigh International.

Craig studied Politics and Economics at The University of Sheffield.


Doug FraleyDoug Fraley

Director of Talent and Marketing

Doug founded The Challenge Network with Craig and Jon. He leads the team’s marketing programme to attract young people to the programme, its talent function to attract and retain staff and volunteers and its alumni activities.

Doug joined The Challenge Network from Google, where he led European staffing programmes and general HR support for Google’s engineers. Before Google, Doug was an infantry officer and strategic planner in the U.S. Army and a management consultant and talent manager at McKinsey & Company. He has also volunteered as a debt counsellor and was Vice Chair of Governors for a community special school in his London borough.

Doug earned a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from West Point and an M.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.


Jon YatesJon Yates

Director of Programmes

Jon founded The Challenge Network with Craig and Doug. He leads the team’s programmes team which designs, sets up and manages the delivery of the programme.

Prior to setting up The Challenge Network, Jon worked in international development for the Acumen Fund and Tearfund, spending time in Kenya and the USA. Prior to this, Jon was a management consultant for McKinsey & Company working for public, private and non-profit clients. During both of these periods, Jon also spent time working with young people, running residential programmes for 13-18 year olds.

Jon has a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy, Politics and Economics from Oxford University.


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