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 40 years of experience, 11 in the International Development Sector. Currently Chief Financial Officer at CABI (international not for profit agriculture and environment development organisation). 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): Treasurer of CONCORD, the European Confederation of International Development NGOs.
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.
Margie Buchanan-Smith: Independent policy researcher and consultant, specialising in humanitarian policy and practice, and advisor to UN, donor government and non-governmental organisations; internationally recognised expert on Sudan; formerly Research Fellow and Coordinator of the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI.
Adam Cooke: Qualified lawyer with 20 years of experience in intellectual property law; partner at DLA Piper UK LLP.
Sheila McKenzie (Treasurer): Qualified chartered accountant with both charity and overseas experience. Currently working with The NHS Confederation.
Sara Pantuliano: Specialist in pastoral development and humanitarian policy and practice; Director of the Humanitarian Policy Group at ODI; and internationally recognised expert on 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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