People

SOS Sahel UK

Director: Linda Horgan

Finance Manager: Morris Mpokosa

Programme Administrator: Ella Nicholson

Board of Trustees

SOS Sahel UK's Board of Trustees comprises eight active individuals with diverse backgrounds ranging from international development NGO management to finance, law and humanitarian policy and practice.

Ian Barry (Chair):

Finance specialist with over 40 years of experience, 15 in the International Development Sector. Currently Chair of Audit & Governance Committee at IRC (International Rescue Committee) UK. Previous roles include Finance Director of Oxfam GB, member of the audit committee of DFID, and Trustee and Treasurer of BOND.

Jake Bharier (Company Secretary):

Substantial management and governance experience in industry and then in international development. Worked for Skillshare International for 20 years. Was Treasurer of CONCORD, the European ngo confederation, for 6 years. Currently providing governance support to the global CSO Partnership for Development Effectiveness. Trustee of Mountain Rescue England and Wales.

Hannah Bryce: Manager of the international security department at Chatham House. Previous roles include Programme Manager for DanChurchAid in Sudan and South Sudan, Country Director for MAG in Vietnam and Programme support manager for GOAL in Sudan.
Adam Cooke:

Qualified lawyer with 30 years’ experience in intellectual property law; consultant to DLA Piper UK LLP. Trainee science teacher with Now Teach. Chair of Friends of Highgate Cemetery.

Sheila McKenzie (Treasurer): Qualified chartered accountant with both charity and overseas experience. Currently the Director of Finance at CfBT Schools Trust.
Sara Pantuliano:

Specialist in pastoral development, conflict, and humanitarian policy and practice; Managing Director at ODI; and internationally recognised expert on Sudan and South Sudan.

Karen Twining Fooks (Vice-Chair): Africa specialist with over 25 years in international NGOs. Previous roles include Chief Executive of IDE-UK, Head of Africa Department at ActionAid, and Oxfam in Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda and Sudan. Currently Consultant with Oxford HR.
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