Afzaal Maathor

Afzaal is a serial travel entrepreneur, philanthropist and a catalyst for emerging philanthropists in the city of London. Currently, Philanthropy Director at SharedImpact business developing an initiative disrupting international aid distribution called SendAidHome. In 2005 he founded and ran The Great Projects. He founded The Philanthropy Club inspiring early career philanthropy among City professionals in the City of London.

Sallie Grayson

Sallie is programme director of people and places – an award winning volunteer organisation. She works on an ongoing basis with local people to build meaningful volunteer programmes. Sallie met Harold whilst she was volunteering. Their fortunate meeting and subsequent discussions led them to pursue a better way to serve local communities, donors and volunteers.

Matthew Wingate

Matt is a qualified accountant who has shared his time and hard earned cash with economic initiatives in The Gambia. He has in depth experience of designing and managing financial reporting systems.

Harold Goodwin

Chair of the Trustees

Professor Harold Goodwin is an acknowledged world leader in responsible and sustainable tourism. He works with communities, governments, international funding agencies, and within the tourism industry to advance responsible tourism. Harold is Professor of Responsible Tourism at Manchester Metropolitan University where he directs the Centre for Responsible Tourism and was founder, in 2002 of the International Centre for Responsible Tourism. Harold is committed to enabling local communities and economically poor people to conserve their natural and cultural heritage through careful linking with responsible travellers.