Adrian Lusmore (chair) Ade has been the managing director of his own construction company for 32 years, working throughout the South of England. He has run several apprenticeships in construction over the years. He volunteers at Amasango school, South Africa regularly as well as teaching vocational courses in bricklaying.
Christina Thomas (vice-chair) Christina is a retired editor, proofreader and trainer who ran her own company for 18 years. She has extensive experience of volunteering in Grahamstown in South Africa using her experience of teaching English as a foreign language. Other voluntary work includes befriending prisoner in the UK, and for four years she was churchwarden of All Saints, Fulham.
Jeremy Anglin (treasurer) Jeremy qualified as a chartered accountant in 1990 and spent the next seven months traveling around Europe and East Africa to recover from the experience. He has worked in the not-for-profit sector since 1994 and is currently finance director with the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC). Jeremy gained a masters in historical research from Birkbeck College, University of London and continues to read history in his spare time.
Brendan Baxter Brendan is a solicitor and Regional Head of Legal and Compliance for an international insurance company based in London. He was previously in private practice. He spends most of his spare time trying to keep up with his two children.
Adrienne Hall Adrienne Hall is an independent Advancement professional with over 30 years' experience at senior level. Her university experience includes the London School of Economics, Oxford, and Strathclyde in the UK, and Wits, Stellenbosch, and Free State Universities in South Africa, where she has senior experience with NGOs including Greenpeace and The Nelson Mandela Foundation. She has led on several innovative donor engagement programmes, and has written and published on donor engagement, strategy, and advancement. She is an experienced start-up coach for arts and charity enterprises in marketing and development.
John Herriott John previously worked in financial services for over 35 years. He now does charity work as an assistant treasurer for a local running club. He also helps collect funds in the London area for a charity helping partially sighted people.
Emily Fryer Emily grew up in Fulham before going to University to study History of Art. She currently works in the Sixth Form of a local school helping with careers and the day-to-day running of things. She is a keen runner and sewer and hopes to visit the projects in South Africa soon - and hopefully pick up some sewing tips!
Robert Fryer (assistant treasurer) Robert spent many years teaching and examining economics and related subjects, and whilst employed was co-ordinator of vocational studies in a large school. Has always had a keen interest in economic development and the part that education plays in it. He is a trustee of two Fulham- based charities, and enjoys nothing better than spending time on his allotment amongst the very interesting fellow plot holders.