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Leadership

Executive Team

Brita Fernandez Schmidt, Executive Director
Shivonne Graham, Managing Director
Carrie Brownlee, Director of Finance & Operations
Julia Hopper, Director of Programme Funding & Partnerships
Sara Bowcutt, Director of Fundraising & Marketing

UK Board of Trustees

Martin Thomas, Chair of Trustees
Laurie Adams, Chief Executive Officer
Sally Baden
Abi Calver
Alex Duncan
Tony Gambino
Andres Gomez de la Torre
Lady Penelope Holmes
Paula Laird
Jan Rock Zubrow
Rachel Corp

Fundraising and Marketing Committee

Sarah Barclay
Sarah Bedingfield Shutt
Nicky Bullard 
Abi Calver
Kristin Cardwell
Nicola Hanna 
Rebecca Hanshaw 
Steve Murigi 
Tessa Stanley-Price
Hikari Yokoyama

Emeritus Trustees 

Jewelle W.  Bickford
Celia Cattelain
Deborah David
Christine Fisher
Lady Anne Greenstock
Lady Hannah Lowy Mitchell
Deborah Maxwell Chande
Elizabeth Padmore
Diana Saghi Kawkabani
Mercedes Zobel

Special Advisers to the Board

Women for Women International’s Special Advisers are long-term supporters who have a track record of advising the organisation on specific areas of our work.

Laurence Custot
Christine Amour-Levar 
Alex Eagle
Zoe Kuipers
Alexandra Meyers
Nadja Romain

Founder

Zainab Salbi