Amref Health Africa UK is governed by a Board of Trustees.
The Board meets regularly to discuss governance matters, including the charity’s vision, mission and strategic direction.
Mark Chambers joins Amref Health Africa UK after seven years as a trustee at WWF where he was Chair of the Audit Committee and oversaw the development of the charity's exemplar new headquarters building in Woking.
He has had more than 25 years' experience managing large legal, regulatory and compliance teams globally and is currently Deputy Group Company Secretary of HSBC. Previous appointments have included the General Counsel roles at RSA Insurance Group and at WorldPay as well as senior roles at American Express and GE.
Mark is married with two teenage children and lives in North London.
Paul Davey is a graduate of Leeds University where he studied Management Studies and Modern Languages. He has worked for more than 20 years in a range of marketing and communications roles. He worked for a leading blue chip plc for 15 years on a number of different brands ranging from global leaders to smaller challenger brands with responsibility at board level for all marketing and communications programmes.
Since 2002 Paul has been a partner at Modern Marketing Solutions and is also managing director of airplay media ltd. MMS is a marketing consultancy and airplay media ltd is a brand communications agency, both working to support a range of clients on issues ranging from marketing strategy and business planning through to brand development work and communications strategies.
Craig is an international fundraising consultant and partner of More Partnership, advising charities, museums, and universities to help them secure major philanthropic gifts in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
Formerly, Craig was a VSO volunteer in Nigeria, an accountant with KPMG, the Director of Fundraising of Amref Health Africa UK, and the Director of Development for SOAS (School of Oriental and African Studies). Craig's first degree was in Mathematics, he also has an MSc in Violence, Conflict and Development from SOAS, is a member of the Advisory Board of The Literary Consultancy and a few years ago cycled 17,500 kilometres from London to Cape Town (with his wife) on their very own expedition.
Sally James is a graduate of Sussex University and the University of Chicago Law School and has practiced law in England and the United States. Sally has worked in international finance for 25 years, most recently as General Counsel for Europe, Middle East & Africa for UBS Investment Bank until 2009.
Sally is now a non-executive director for Towry Limited, Moneysupermarket.com and Rotork plc. Sally is also a governor of the Legal Education Foundation.
Alistair Smith has twenty years of experience in public relations and communications in the UK and internationally. He is currently Managing Director, Corporate Communications at Barclays, a global financial institution. He is a graduate of Strathclyde and Stirling Universities.
Sue was Director of Strategic Programmes at the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Sue joined LOCOG after 20 years with Goldman Sachs, most recently as Managing Director and Chief Financial Officer for the European Special Situations Group and previously as International Treasurer for the firm.
Sue studied Geography at Cambridge University and then trained as an accountant with KPMG and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Sue is passionate about allowing people to reap their full potential, as part of her portfolio she is a nonexecutive director with Impact International, a leading global learning and development organisation and involved with a number of charities, including The Lullaby Trust and Amref Health Africa UK which are both focussed on health.