Veronica Wadley was Editor of the Evening Standard at the time of Jimmy’s death and became very involved in the reporting of Jimmy’s story.
Since then, she has continued to support Barry and Margaret Mizen, MBEs, and the work of For Jimmy. From 2012 – 2016, she was a Senior Advisor to the former Mayor of London, Boris Johnson and was instrumental in setting up Team London, a scheme that makes it easy for Londoners to take part in volunteering opportunities. Through Team London, For Jimmy found new supporters and volunteers. Veronica is currently the Chair of Arts Council London and a board member of Arts Council England. She continues to be actively involved in working with young people.