About us

Trustees & Advisors

Tim Finch


Tim Finch is a writer and campaigner and is director of Sponsor Refugees, the Citizens UK Foundation for the Community Sponsorship of Refugees.

Marina Lewycka


Marina Lewycka was born of Ukrainian parents in a German refugee camp after World War II and now lives in Sheffield, Yorkshire.

Reem Charif


Reem Charif obtained a degree in Architecture from the Architectural Association, School of Architecture (AA dip RIBA II), after which she completed an Msc in Development Studies

Donna Covey CBE


Donna spent her early career in the trades union movement, where she specialised in equality and diversity work.

Tim Catherall


Tim is Finance and Operations Director at Crisis Action – a catalyst and coordinator for organisations working together to protect civilians from armed conflict.

Alice Sachrajda


Alice is a freelance researcher specialising in qualitative and participatory research methods.

Naima Khan


Naima Khan is a campaigner, content creator and arts journalist.

Sean Carney

Fundraising Advisor

Sean Carney is President of Na Makani Eha, a private company that assists with the management of family wealth and philanthropy.

Meike Ziervogel

Communication Advisor

Meike Ziervogel is a writer and publisher. She grew up in Germany and came to London in 1986 to study Arabic language and literature.

Stella Barnes

Young People Advisor

Stella Barnes is an arts leader, theatre maker, creative facilitator and consultant with over 30 years’ experience of leading socially engaged arts projects.

Ellen Schneider

Impact & Evaluation Advisor

Ellen Schneider has been a leader in social justice media strategies for over 30 years.


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