Our Management Team


Caroline Diehl, Chief Executive, Media Trust smallCaroline Diehl MBE
Chief Executive, Media Trust

Caroline Diehl is Chief Executive and Founder of Media Trust. She was awarded the MBE for services to the media industry and has been the recipient of the Ernst & Young 'Social Entrepreneur of the Year' award. Caroline is also on the Advisory Council of INSEAD's Social Entrepreneurship Programme.


Gavin SheppardGavin Sheppard
Director of Marketing and Communications Services

Gavin leads marketing and communications services, including training and resources and media volunteering. He launched Media Trust's pioneering digital media work with communities and leads news projects including Local360Network (a network supporting community media and citizen journalism) and national news distribution, in partnership with the Press Association. He is responsible for the full marketing mix across all Media Trust and Community Channel activity, including digital marketing and brand. 


Katie LloydKatie Lloyd
Deputy Chief Executive and Creative Media Director

As Deputy Chief Executive, Katie has a key role across the organisation. She leads the Creative Media Department, overseeing PR, corporate members, youth projects and our award winning film production unit. Katie launched our groundbreaking youth media initiatives that have now benefited more than 20,000 young people. In 2007, she was recognised for her achievement in communications and was one of PR Week's top '29 under 29' PR professionals in the UK. She was shortlisted for the Women of the Future Awards in the Arts, Media and Culture category in 2012. Katie is a Fellow of the British-American Project.