Meet the passionate people behind our cause and those who go beyond to support us.

Alice Ford

Alice Ford

Programmes Manager

Alice has over 11 years of experience in the international development sector and is a technical expert in disability-inclusive programming ...

Annie Chipeta

Annie Chipeta

Programmes Officer

Annie joined Able Child Africa in 2023 as a Programmes Officer upon completion of a master’s degree in Governance, Development and Public ...

Anthony Ford Shubrook OBE

Anthony Ford Shubrook OBE

Programmes & Comms Executive

Anthony has advocated for disability rights and access throughout his whole life and was awarded an OBE in 2019 for his incredible contribut ...

Danielle Case

Danielle Case

Danielle has a fundraising career spanning nearly 13 years. She has worked at several different charities including across health care, soci ...

Hannah Fitzgibbon

Hannah Fitzgibbon

Senior Programmes Officer

Hannah joined Able Child Africa in December 2019. She previously worked at Alzheimer’s Society, where she worked in the involvement team t ...

Innocent Mupati

Innocent Mupati

Finance and Operations Executive

Innocent joined Able Child Africa as a Finance and Operations Executive in 2023. Innocent is an accounting and finance graduate and previous ...

Jami Vass

Jami Vass

US Fundraising Officer

Jami Vass brings over 20 years of fundraising experience to Able Child Africa.  She has worked extensively for health care, social services ...

Joyce Okello

Joyce Okello

Finance and Operations Manager

Joyce joined the team at Able Child Africa as a Finance & Operations Manager in August 2023. She has several years’ experience working ...

Julia Ross

Julia Ross

Programmes Funding Officer

Julia joined the team at Able Child Africa as Programme Funding Officer in July 2022. She has over 4 years experience working at a range of ...

Karl Hankinson

Karl Hankinson

Chief Executive Officer

Karl joined Able Child Africa as CEO in April 2018. Karl has worked to develop creative and innovative solutions to some of the most difficu ...

Lauren Watters

Lauren Watters

Director of Impact & Advocacy

Lauren is a technical expert in disability-inclusive programming and has extensive experience working for small-medium sized international d ...

Nancy Nteere

Nancy Nteere

Network Manager

Nancy joined Able Child Africa in October 2023. Nancy has great passion for working in the development sector, and especially within the dis ...

Nikhil Murphy

Nikhil Murphy

Fundraising and Comms Officer

Nikhil joined Able Child Africa in 2022. He completed a master’s degree in International Development (Violence, Conflict and Developme ...

Patricia Balogun

Patricia Balogun

Freelance Accountant

Patricia serves as a freelance Accountant for Able Child Africa to support organisational finance management, bookkeeping and preparation of ...

Abigail Viljoen

Abigail Viljoen

Trustee

Abigail joined the Board of Trustees in 2023. She is a Partner at professional services firm EY, focussed on Risk Management, and a Chartere ...

Baz Mehta

Baz Mehta

Trustee

Baz joined the Board of Trustees in 2022.  Baz was born in Uganda and in 1972 came to the United Kingdom as a refugee at the age of 11. Baz ...

Cat Carter

Cat Carter

Trustee

Cat Carter has spent the last ten years working in conflict and emergency responses around the world. A specialist in safeguarding children ...

Emily Bueno

Emily Bueno

Trustee

Emily is an Associate at Mishcon de Reya LLP, specialising in Private Wealth disputes. She joined the board of trustees in June 2019. ...

Jim Sellars

Jim Sellars

Chair of Board

Jim joined the Able Child Africa Board of Trustees in 2018 and became Chair in April 2020. Jim currently works for an investment fund based ...

Maria Omare

Maria Omare

Trustee

Maria is an award-winning disability inclusion advocate, social entrepreneur, and educator committed to inspiring change and hope in under-s ...

Martin Hill

Martin Hill

Chair of Resources Subcommittee

Martin joined the Board of Trustees early in 2019. He is a Director at Barclays Private Bank and is part of their Global Growth Markets busi ...

Miiro Micheal

Miiro Micheal

Trustee

Michael is a human rights activist and specialises in community empowerment, mental health, advocacy, disability, and development. Previousl ...

Mitul Shah

Mitul Shah

Treasurer

Mitul joined the Board of Trustees in September 2020. Mitul currently works as a management consultant at KPMG and has previously worked in ...

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