Susan is a communications consultant and writer based in Edinburgh. She has more than a decade’s experience of working in Malawi on a range of projects, with a particular focus on gender.
Sue is a charity consultant and qualified accountant based in Oxfordshire. She has more than 15 years’ experience in the charity sector including as Finance Director and Chief Executive of Meningitis Trust/Meningitis Now.
Robin is Olivia’s husband and is a lawyer who was previously a partner in a major commercial legal firm. He now owns a company which provides outsourced services to small/medium law firms as well as being involved in commercial and residential real estate deals as both principal and advisor.
A quadruple amputee herself, Olivia is the Chief Executive and founder of 500 miles, having established the charity in 2007. A former lawyer, Olivia was awarded an OBE in 2010 for services to disabled people.
James is a retired children’s orthopaedic surgeon from Edinburgh and was President of the British Society for Children’s Orthopaedic Surgery 2012-14.
Jane is the CEO of NIDOS and has considerable relevant experience of running operations in international development.