Our Staff

Cheryl Hooper Staff Page 2

Cheryl has a Master’s Degree in International Cooperation and Humanitarian Aid and brings a varied and extensive background in international development and charity management having worked for 10 years as a consultant for charities in the UK and internationally. Before joining Cecily’s Fund, Cheryl worked as Europe Director at Lattitude Global Volunteering, and Head of Fundraising and Programme Development for Bishop Simeon Trust. Cheryl’s interests are keeping fit, learning to dance Cuban salsa, music, reading, travel, and writing.

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Bob joined Cecily’s Fund in 2014 and brings to the charity his extensive experience in international finance. He started his career with PricewaterhouseCoopers in London before moving to South America and Europe. Thereafter he helped to found and develop an international car components group of companies with operations in Central and Eastern Europe.  For the last five years Bob has been involved in several projects in Africa working in Malawi and the Ashanti region of Ghana. Bob’s interests are vinyl music, Hispanic literature and cinema, and Oxford United.

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Steven joined Cecily’s Fund in March 2017. Steven has worked in the international development sector since 1997, with experience in health care, education support, entrepreneurship, agribusiness, rural enterprise development and international volunteer management. He has designed, developed and managed programmes and projects in sub-Saharan Africa, Latin America and Europe.  Steven has a keen interest in supporting local innovation, building capacity through community and local-partnership based approaches, developing sustainable and longer lasting solutions for youth education and sexual reproductive health support in Zambia.

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A professional photographer by trade, Georgina joined Cecily's Fund in September 2014 as the Administrator, responsible for managing donations and donor relationships. Previously, Georgina spent many years working as a press photographer, working her way up to Chief Photographer for an Oxfordshire based newsgroup, before going it alone as a freelance PR photographer and running her own company. In her spare time her two boys like to keep her busy and she enjoys walking, keeping fit and socialising.


Andy Johnson - Marketing and Communications Officer

A graduate of Keele University, Andy maintains the Cecily’s Fund website, social media and regular newsletters. He also helps to run Cecily’s Fund events and supports fundraisers taking on sponsored challenges. Previously, Andy worked for the multi-agency Emergency Capacity Building Project during which time he was based at Oxfam GB. Andy’s interests include writing, music and East Asian cinema, particularly films from Hong Kong.

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