Concern Worldwide (UK) is governed and regulated by our Trustees.

The activities of Concern Worldwide (UK) are carried out in association with Concern Worldwide, a company registered in the Republic of Ireland, which is registered as a charity and is the sole member of Concern Worldwide (UK).

Concern Worldwide (UK) is governed and regulated by our trustees. Trustees, all of whom are non-executive, are drawn from diverse backgrounds in business and professional life and bring a broad range of experience and skills to board deliberations. There are clear distinctions between the role of the board and the executive management team to which day to day management is delegated.

The board meets five times a year and has appointed an Audit and Finance Committee which has responsibility for monitoring of the organisation’s financial systems and policies, including the audit and risk management systems. During 2017, the board established a Fundraising Committee which has responsibility for fundraising strategy and oversight, fundraising standards and reputation, fundraising policy, openness and accountability and trustee skills and training. 

The members of the board cannot, under the governance regulations of charity, receive remuneration for services to Concern.

Our trustees

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Zamila Bunglawala

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Zamila Bunglawala

Zamila Bunglawala is International Director, Department for Education. Formerly Deputy Head of Unit and Deputy Director - Strategy and Insight, Race Disparity Unit at the Cabinet Office where she was the founding architect of the Ethnicity Facts and Figures website. Through her extensive national and international strategic policy and programmes experience in senior roles – including No.10 Prime Minister’s Strategy Unit, Cabinet Office, Open Society Foundation, Young Foundation, Brookings Institution and United Nations – Zamila has led a wide range of pioneering policy and programme projects, specialising in education and employment, open data and digital, gender, SGBV, ethnic and faith minority groups, humanitarian conflicts and development.  Zamila is an international public policy speaker, is widely published and a JRF Practitioner Fellow at the London School of Economics and board member at the Royal Society, Concern Worldwide, Heywood Foundation and UK Research & Innovation, and International Advisory Council at King’s College, London.

Zamila Bunglawala
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John Dunford

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Diane Chilangwa Farmer

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Nikki Stones

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Linda Horgan

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Jemima Jewell

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Tony McCusker

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Rob McGrigor (Honorary Treasurer)

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George Milne

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Bernadette Sexton

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Rosalyn Tamming

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Peggy Walters

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Donald Workman (Chair)

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