Council Members

  • Chair Mr Peter Miller. Background in ICT, educational services and assessment. Formerly of Hewlett Packard and Pearson Education.
  • Vice-Chair Professor Joy Palmer Cooper. Chair of Grants Committee. Background in education. Former Pro-Vice Chancellor of Durham University. Chair of Project Sri Lanka charity.
  • Treasurer Mr David Baron FCAFinance professional with experience of education charity sector and Multi-Academy Trusts.
  • Ms Anood Al-Samerai.  Experience in local and national government and the voluntary sector. Former education charity director.
  • Ms Charlotte Cashman.  Experienced early years teacher, school governor, charity trustee and pioneering international teacher trainer in early literacy.
  • Mr Vic Craggs, OBE. Long experience of charity work, international youth development and development education.
  • Mrs Jane Creasy. Educational and public sector leadership at local and national level. Former Operations Director at the National College for School Leadership and Headteacher.
  • Mrs Janice Miller FCMA.  Wide experience in charity leadership, governance and overseas development, including education and child protection. Formerly extensive general management, finance and consulting experience in the corporate sector.
  • John Kanyaru. Grew up in rural Kenya and is now a university lecturer in the UK. Formerly principal investigator on British Council-funded project to improve computer science curriculum of Jomo Kenyatta University, Kenya.
  • Amy Barnecutt. CEO for APIE (A Partner in Education). Former primary school teacher, who designed and implemented education projects in Rwanda, including teacher training, and e-learning on inclusive education.