Key people in Plan's history
Katharine Marjory Ramsay
Katharine Marjory Ramsay's wish to set up colonies for evacuated children, combined with John Langdon-Davies' child sponsorship idea, resulted in Plan's foundation.
Esme Odgers was a Plan pioneer and directly helped hundreds of children caught up in the Spanish Civil War.
Edna Blue was a tireless campaigner for Plan's cause and recruited some of our very first sponsors.
Gloria Matthews helped expand Plan's global reach and became the organisation's first international executive director.
Anna Freud, daughter of Dr Sigmund Freud, established the Plan-supported Hampstead Child Therapy Clinic and led a breakthrough in child care.