CORE STAFF

HUW JONES

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Huw has over 25 years’ experience working in Africa. He was a professional safari guide for many years, and subsequently worked in rural development and education e-learning development. He also consulted for the UN in Maastricht and for local government in Norfolk, UK. Huw is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and holds an MSc in Environment and International Development from the University of East Anglia.

Huw has over 25 years’ experience working in Africa. He was a professional safari guide for many years, and subsequently worked in rural development and education e-learning development. He also consulted for the UN in Maastricht and for local government in Norfolk, UK.

Huw is a Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society and holds an MSc in Environment and International Development from the University of East Anglia.

Lina woehrling

executive Business asst.

  Lina has a solid background in project management and account management for virtual events in the international corporate world.  Lina has also volunteered for various organisations in the arts and charity sector in the UK, Europe and the USA. Lina is multilingual and holds an MSc in Translation Studies from the University of Edinburgh and an MA in Art History from the University of St Andrews.

 

Lina has a solid background in project management and account management for virtual events in the international corporate world.  Lina has also volunteered for various organisations in the arts and charity sector in the UK, Europe and the USA.

Lina is multilingual and holds an MSc in Translation Studies from the University of Edinburgh and an MA in Art History from the University of St Andrews.

ian kerr

chair of trustees

Ian co-founded international development charity ActionAid in the early 1970s. He has since worked extensively in the charity sector and started one of the UK’s leading fundraising consultancies. Until recently, he worked with a charity in Nepal which rescues and cares for trafficked children.

Ian co-founded international development charity ActionAid in the early 1970s. He has since worked extensively in the charity sector and started one of the UK’s leading fundraising consultancies.

Until recently, he worked with a charity in Nepal which rescues and cares for trafficked children.

TRUSTEES

ROSALYN BIRD

Ros has 20 years’ experience working in the not for profit sector. A member of both the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Institute of Fundraising, Ros’s particular interests are cross sharing of ideas and good fundraising practice.  Ros previously lived in Kenya.

Ros has 20 years’ experience working in the not for profit sector. A member of both the Chartered Institute of Marketing and Institute of Fundraising, Ros’s particular interests are cross sharing of ideas and good fundraising practice. 

Ros previously lived in Kenya.

Gavin Marsh

Gavin is a Chartered Management Accountant, with over 20 years’ post-qualification experience. He has held a number of directorships and senior finance roles in subsidiaries of international blue chip engineering and commercial companies. Gavin studied at the University of Oxford (BA Honours Chemistry).

Gavin is a Chartered Management Accountant, with over 20 years’ post-qualification experience. He has held a number of directorships and senior finance roles in subsidiaries of international blue chip engineering and commercial companies.

Gavin studied at the University of Oxford (BA Honours Chemistry).

IAN CLARKE

Ian has 30 years’ experience in the IT industry and is currently Chief Technology Officer for dmgi::land&property Europe. Ian studied at the University of Manchester (Physics and Electronics).

Ian has 30 years’ experience in the IT industry and is currently Chief Technology Officer for dmgi::land&property Europe.

Ian studied at the University of Manchester (Physics and Electronics).

DAVID DUTTON

David has been a hands on business angel in a number of small company start-ups, alongside working as an Executive Director for a major UK media company and several of its subsidiaries. David studied at the University of Cambridge (BA Economics) and Harvard University (MBA summa cum laude).

David has been a hands on business angel in a number of small company start-ups, alongside working as an Executive Director for a major UK media company and several of its subsidiaries.

David studied at the University of Cambridge (BA Economics) and Harvard University (MBA summa cum laude).

Dr mike thompson

Mike has been a doctor for over 25 years.  In the past he has worked in a rural Mission hospital in Zimbabwe and has 15 years’ experience as a UK charity trustee. Mike studied at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine).

Mike has been a doctor for over 25 years.  In the past he has worked in a rural Mission hospital in Zimbabwe and has 15 years’ experience as a UK charity trustee.

Mike studied at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (Postgraduate Diploma in Tropical Medicine).

senior advisors

DR B. FUNDAFUNDA

ZAMBIA TRUSTEe

Dr Boniface Fundafunda, Managing Director at Medical Stores Limited, provides guidance to the charity, particularly on engagement with the Ministry of Health.  As a resource on policy and operational system development for public health, Dr Fundafunda has over 20 years of work experience in both the public and private sectors, as well as the UN agencies.

Dr Boniface Fundafunda, Managing Director at Medical Stores Limited, provides guidance to the charity, particularly on engagement with the Ministry of Health. 

As a resource on policy and operational system development for public health, Dr Fundafunda has over 20 years of work experience in both the public and private sectors, as well as the UN agencies.

muyunda munyinda

zambia trustee

Muyunda is Enterprise Director at Airtel Zambia. He has many years of experience, largely in the private sector, in industries including corporate banking, energy, mining, transportation and FMCG.  Muyunda studied at the University of Zambia (BA Economics) and the University of Cape Town (MBA).    

Muyunda is Enterprise Director at Airtel Zambia. He has many years of experience, largely in the private sector, in industries including corporate banking, energy, mining, transportation and FMCG. 

Muyunda studied at the University of Zambia (BA Economics) and the University of Cape Town (MBA).    

 

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dr fran fieldhouse

medical director

Fran qualified as a doctor in 1998. In 2001, following a Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the University of Liverpool, she worked in a hospital in southern Zambia for six months. She has also worked in a refugee camp in Sudan, in Tunisia and as a GP in central London with a large immigrant population. She currently works as a GP in Oxfordshire, where she also teaches medical students from the University of Oxford and trains junior doctors. @franvirtualdocs

Fran qualified as a doctor in 1998. In 2001, following a Diploma in Tropical Medicine from the University of Liverpool, she worked in a hospital in southern Zambia for six months. She has also worked in a refugee camp in Sudan, in Tunisia and as a GP in central London with a large immigrant population.

She currently works as a GP in Oxfordshire, where she also teaches medical students from the University of Oxford and trains junior doctors.

@franvirtualdocs

JAMES PHIRI

ZAMBIA AMBASSADOR

James is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and has held a number of senior finance roles in FTSE multinationals.  He is a member of the Rotary Club of Cranleigh and supports The Other Side Foundation Community School for orphans and vulnerable children in Matero, Lusaka, helping to establish a mentoring and reading project. James studied at City University London (Management and Systems Science) holds an MBA..

James is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and has held a number of senior finance roles in FTSE multinationals. 

He is a member of the Rotary Club of Cranleigh and supports The Other Side Foundation Community School for orphans and vulnerable children in Matero, Lusaka, helping to establish a mentoring and reading project.

James studied at City University London (Management and Systems Science) holds an MBA..