Our Board

our team

AFFCAD UK is run by a team of committed volunteers based in the UK and around the world.

Our team

AFFCAD UK is run by a team of committed volunteers based in the UK and around the world. We work closely with AFFCAD Uganda to support the community in Bwaise wherever they need us most. Right now that is campaigning and fundraising for our Covid-19 relief campaign.

We are always looking for enthusiastic, passionate and professional people to join our team, so get in touch!

Our Team - AFFCAD UK

Natalie Staub
IT & Systems

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.

Dylan Cox
Website Manager

Dylan is a recent university graduate with a passion for digital marketing—he loves building websites and writing content for a variety of organisations. In his spare time, he enjoys reading, coding and exercising.

Fun fact: Dylan once played in a football match against David Beckham’s eldest son.

Dylan Cox
SEO Assistant

Dan works for a digital marketing agency in Manchester and has just completed a Masters degree in International Development: Environment, Climate Change & Development. His passions include reading, travelling, cooking and running.

Peter White
Marketing Manager

Peter has a background in marketing, primarily working for membership organisations and higher education institutions. He’s passionate about books, music on vinyl, yoga, exercise, travel, indoor gardening, his cat and his two dogs.

Binuka Rai
Social Media Assistant

Binuka is a digital native and works as a marketing executive at a national food distribution group. She is passionate about raising awareness and improving access to education for those who need it the most.

James Contreras
School Partnerships Coordinator

James is an ex-teacher, previously working as a Head of Department. He now works as a Data Science Coach for apprenticeships.

In his spare time, he loves travelling and escaping London to explore the outdoors whenever possible.

Katie Stuart
School Partnerships Coordinator

Katie has worked in education for the last three years. She is currently a Business Transformation Coach for apprentices, and previously held a role in Programme Management for an education start-up.
 
She is passionate about educational development and widening career opportunities for young people. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, surfing, and playing netball. 

Giovanna Giuriolo
Grants Writer

Giovanna has a BA in International Studies and a BA in History from Loyola University Chicago, as well as an MSc in African Politics from SOAS University of London. She is passionate about sustainable development, international development and human rights. She also has regional expertise in Africa, including field experience in Tanzania working with vulnerable youths.

Julie Gordon
Administrator

Julie has had experience in administration for various organisations and charities, and also currently volunteers for a mental health charity.  In her spare time she is a voracious reader, and enjoys spending time with her children.

Fun Fact: Julie has recorded a single at Abbey Road recording studio.

May Prior
Admin Assistant

May has a BA in Philosophy from King’s College London and currently works in Operations and Philanthropy for a foundation in London. She’s previously worked for a journalist’s charity.

In her spare time, she likes to indulge her three passions – reading, food and travel.

Interested In Joining AFFCAD UK?

AFFCAD UK is a small, volunteer-run charity and we rely on the fantastic commitment, energy and talent of our team. We operate remotely, and welcome applications from people all over the world. You can choose how, when and where to work.

We are currently looking to recruit volunteers for the following positions:

Trustee

Treasurer

Chair

We are also open to applications from interested individuals. Please get in touch to share your experience, what you hope to bring to AFFCAD UK and why you are interested in joining our team.