Meet our team

We operate with a team of inspirational and committed volunteers in London and around the world as we continue to support AFFCAD wherever they need us most. Right now, that is campaigning and fundraising to rebuild our primary school Excel Education Centre.  We are always looking for enthusiastic, passionate and professional people to join our team, so get in touch!

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What we do

Liz is a Science teacher at an
international school, she is currently based in Uganda.

Fun fact: Liz used to be in regular contact with Sir David Attenborough.

Elizabeth Parker - CEO
Elizabeth ParkerCo-Founder and Director of International Programmes


Sam is a programme manager for
a homeless charity in London.

Fun fact: Sam also claims to be a magician.

Samantha Nakyria
Samantha NakiryaCo-Founder and UK Partnership Director
Hannah Richards

Hannah is currently studying for an MA in Conflict, Security and Development at Exeter uni.

Fun Fact: Hannah recently saved a kitten from a gutter in Uganda, it is called Dave the AFFCAT.

Hannah RichardsUK Programs Manager
Francesca Heigh
Francesca Haigh
Grant Writer and Researcher

Fran is a business development executive for a health organisation
in London, she also has MA
in International Development.

Fun Fact: Fran has accidentally bumped into the Dalai Llama.

Natalie Staub

Nat is a Primary school teacher in Switzerland and spends a lot of
time in her second home, Uganda.

Fun Fact: Nat once trekked the
width of Switzerland in less than
two weeks.

Natalie StaubDirector of IT & Systems
Lizzie Lucas
Social Media Manager
Kasia LodkoSocial Media Assistant
Natasha BarrettSecretary and Bookkeeper
Regina LombardAccountant
Kayda Ismajili
Volunteer and Events Manager
Chris PalzerNewsletter
VacantFundraising Manager

Meet our trustees

Arabella Warden
Sopie Bevin
Nicole Rodden